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A .30-caliber, gas-operated semiautomatic rifle capable of firing eight rounds before reloading, used by US forces during the 1940s and 1950s. Also called Garand.
[M, military classification.]
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|Noun||1.||M-1 - 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
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