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A German semiautomatic pistol introduced before World War I and widely used by German troops in World War II.

[Originally a trademark.]


(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) trademark a German 9 mm calibre automatic pistol
[C20: named after George Luger (1849–1923), German gun designer]
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Noun1.Luger - a German semiautomatic pistol
semiautomatic, semiautomatic pistol - a pistol that is a semiautomatic firearm capable of loading and firing continuously
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
2.luger - someone who races the luge
sledder - someone who rides a sled
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This longevity is best seen in Switzerland, where some of the first M1900 Lugers still show up on the firing range every weekend just like they have for the last 113 years.
An old box of Remington Kleanbore .30 Lugers clocked out at over 1,250 fps and worked perfectly.
Last month (3/20 issue), Kokalis covered Lugers from the Borchardt to the end of World War I.
In 1907, a few Lugers were made for the .45 ACP cartridge for competition in the U.S.
Lugers are precisely fitted and there's not much room for error with those pistols.
All those autoloading pistols generically labeled Lugers make an immense and fascinating subject.
Lugers have fascinated Kokalis since he was a bare-cheeked boy during World War II.
After 1936, rebuilt Lugers were salt blued A with replacement parts heated in a furnace with burnt bone and carbonia bluing.
These are "Artillery Lugers" in collectors' terminology.
The vast majority of Lugers were made with the improved design, a coil spring.
I have two Inglis Hi-Powers, an FN with Nazi markings and also a German P38 to go along with my three Lugers. All will deliver suitable accuracy.
Lugers were also refurbished for issue to the People's Police (or "VOPO") by the East German Democratic Republic (DDR).