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Mau·ser

 (mou′zər)
A trademark for a repeating rifle or pistol.

Mauser

(ˈmaʊzə)
n
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a high-velocity magazine rifle
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a type of automatic pistol
[C19: named after P. P. von Mauser (1838–1914), German firearms inventor]
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Noun1.Mauser - German arms manufacturer and inventor of a repeating rifle and pistol (1838-1914)
2.Mauser - trademark for a repeating rifle or pistolMauser - trademark for a repeating rifle or pistol
repeating firearm, repeater - a firearm that can fire several rounds without reloading
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In 1896, Waffenfabrik Mauser had introduced the world's first practical semiautomatic pistol, the Selbstaladepistole C96 (a.
Early rifles were manufactured in Oberndorf, Germany, at the Waffenfabrik Mauser plant, and two Swedish operations--Carl Gustafs Stads Gevarsfaktori and Husqvarna Vapenfabriks Aktiebolag--produced rifles under license to Mauser.
In the 1930s, "commercial" production of the LP08 began, and Waffenfabrik Mauser sold them to Persia and Siam (Thailand).
Die deutsche Rustungsindustrie in ihren Turkeigeschaften zwischen 1871 und 1914, Die Firma Krupp, die Waffenfabrik Mauser und die Deutschen Waffen- und Munitionsfabriken
The Swedish Mausers were manufactured at three different facilities: Waffenfabrik Mauser, Carl Gustafs Stads Gevarsfaktori, and the Husqvarna Vapenfabriks.