Winchester rifle


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Winchester rifle

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) trademark a breech-loading lever-action repeating rifle with a tubular magazine under the barrel. Often shortened to: Winchester
[C19: named after O. F. Winchester (1810–80), US manufacturer]

Win′chester ri′fle


n.
a.44-caliber magazine rifle, first produced in 1866.
[1870–75; after Dutch. French. Winchester (1810–80), U.S. manufacturer]
Translations

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Below it stated that a guard of police, armed with Winchester rifles, had been requisitioned for the defense of the office.
McMurdo sprang to his feet and half drew his revolver; but his arm stopped midway as he became conscious that two Winchester rifles were levelled at his head.
But the west wasn't won by simply venturing where greater directors have gone before, even when your film is distinguished by an eye-catching lead performance from Mads Mikkelsen as a wronged husband who exacts justice with his trusty Winchester rifle.
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An archaeological survey in Great Basin National Park, eastern Nevada stumbled upon a 132-year-old Winchester rifle propped against a tree.
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