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Win·ches·ter 1(wĭn′chĕs′tər, -chĭ-stər)
A city of south-central England southwest of London. The capital of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex, it was an important center of learning that attracted many religious scholars.
Win·ches·ter 2(wĭn′chĕs′tər, -chĭ-stər)
A trademark for a shoulder firearm.
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(Placename) a city in S England, administrative centre of Hampshire: a Romano-British town; Saxon capital of Wessex; 11th-century cathedral; site of Winchester College (1382), English public school. Pop: 41 420 (2001)
(Chemistry) (sometimes capital) a large cylindrical bottle with a narrow neck used for transporting chemicals. It contains about 2.5 litres
[after Winchester, Hampshire]
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Win•ches•ter(ˈwɪnˌtʃɛs tər, -tʃə stər)
1. a city in Hampshire, in S England: cathedral; capital of the early Wessex kingdom and of medieval England. 100,500.
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While Winchester is a longtime firearms manufacturer, the term Winchester usually specifically meant a 30-30 rifle.
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|Noun||1.||Winchester - a city in southern England; administrative center of Hampshire|
Winchester College - the oldest English public school; located in Winchester
Hampshire - a county of southern England on the English Channel
|2.||Winchester - a shoulder rifle|
rifle - a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore; "he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired"
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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