Garand


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

Ga·rand

 (gə-rănd′, găr′ənd)
n.
See M-1.

[After John Cantius Garand (1888-1974), Canadian-born American inventor.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Garand - a semiautomatic rifleGarand - a semiautomatic rifle    
rifle - a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore; "he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired"
semiautomatic firearm - an autoloader that fires only one shot at each pull of the trigger
References in periodicals archive ?
The recovered firearms include one M-16 rifle, one M14 rifle, one M1 Garand rifle, and one Carbine rifle.
The appearance of the M1 Garand on the battlefield was a game changer.
Three regular NPA members yield to the 8th Infantry Battalion at Barangay Kalabugao, Impasugong, Bukidnon bringing along with them five Anti-personnel mines and Garand rifle on Tuesday, June 19.
M1 Garand Despite undergoing bloody, contentious landings, the average American G1 had one great advantage over the enemy in France--he carried the finest battle rifle of World War II: the Ml Garand.
Minister Bou Saab's words came in the wake of his meeting with a delegation of retired servicemen at the Garand Serail.
Mempin said the surrenderees turned over two Garand rifles, two carbines and an M14.
He also revealed an arms cache located in Tulunan, Cotabato where the 39th IB troops recovered an M60 machine gun; a Garand rifle; an M16 rifle; and four barrels of M14 rifles.
Q: I sure enjoyed the column on the M1 Garand in the September issue because it brought back some good memories of when I used to own one.
Rock Island, IL, August 10, 2018 --(PR.com)-- The inventor of the famed M1 Garand rifle was presented a deluxe model of his own rifle upon retirement.
Born Pierre Garand, he began strumming his guitar at age three.
Standard American firearms for the period, such as the M1 Garand and M1 Carbine, will be on display alongside a collection of German and Russian weaponry.