Winchester


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Win·ches·ter 1

 (wĭn′chĕs′tər, -chĭ-stər)
A city of south-central England southwest of London. The capital of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex, it was an important center of learning that attracted many religious scholars.

Win·ches·ter 2

 (wĭn′chĕs′tər, -chĭ-stər)
A trademark for a shoulder firearm.

Winchester

(ˈwɪntʃɪstə)
n
(Placename) a city in S England, administrative centre of Hampshire: a Romano-British town; Saxon capital of Wessex; 11th-century cathedral; site of Winchester College (1382), English public school. Pop: 41 420 (2001)

winchester

(ˈwɪntʃɪstə)
n
(Chemistry) (sometimes capital) a large cylindrical bottle with a narrow neck used for transporting chemicals. It contains about 2.5 litres
[after Winchester, Hampshire]

Win•ches•ter

(ˈwɪnˌtʃɛs tər, -tʃə stər)

n.
1. a city in Hampshire, in S England: cathedral; capital of the early Wessex kingdom and of medieval England. 100,500.

Winchester

While Winchester is a longtime firearms manufacturer, the term Winchester usually specifically meant a 30-30 rifle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Winchester - a city in southern England; administrative center of Hampshire
Winchester College - the oldest English public school; located in Winchester
Hampshire - a county of southern England on the English Channel
2.Winchester - a shoulder rifle
rifle - a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore; "he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired"
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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Burnett, he look 'm along Winchester, look 'm along cartridge, look 'm along revolver, look 'm along black powder, look 'm along dynamite--my word, he cross too much, he give you three fella year along jail.
But most astonishing was the quantity of ammunition-cartridges for Lee-Metfords, for Winchesters and Marlins, for revolvers from thirty-two calibre to forty-five, shot- gun cartridges, Joan's two boxes of thirty-eight, cartridges of prodigious bore for the ancient Sniders of Malaita, flasks of black powder, sticks of dynamite, yards of fuse, and boxes of detonators.
The Copper Beeches, five miles on the far side of Winchester.
Rucastle at once, sacrifice my poor hair to-night, and start for Winchester to-morrow.
It was seen early in the morning, rushing over Winchester eastward, a line of flame high in the atmosphere.
It was only last Lammastide, sir knight, that I was left for dead near Reading as I journeyed to Winchester fair.
To Winchester, Linn mart, Bristol fair, Stourbridge, and Bartholomew's in London Town.
They appeared perseveringly at the Winchester and Southampton assemblies; they penetrated to Cowes for the race-balls and regatta-gaieties there; and their carriage, with the horses taken from the plough, was at work perpetually, until it began almost to be believed that the four sisters had had fortunes left them by their aunt, whose name the family never mentioned in public but with the most tender gratitude and regard.
She got over yachting men from Southampton, parsons from the Cathedral Close at Winchester, and officers from the barracks there.
He had been to Winchester and to Oxford, and his conversation impressed the fact upon one with frequency.
And all who had the writings came to the King, where he lay at Winchester.
How he had managed it I can't imagine, for he had carried up with him two Winchesters and I don't know how many bandoliers of ammunition; and he was now doing the one only thing in this world that he was fitted to do.