rifle butt


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Noun1.rifle butt - the butt end of a rifle
butt end - thick end of the handle
rifle - a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore; "he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired"
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The protesters alleged that police during a house raid hit Maqsood Ahmed's head with a rifle butt. He later succumbed to his head injury.
The court was told during the trial that Vejzovic hit and kicked the prisoners in their heads and genitals using his fists, boots, baton and a rifle butt, put a pistol and a knife to their throats, threatened them and forced them to eat paper.
One recruit lost his front teeth after he was smashed in the face with a rifle butt, it is claimed.
One of the armed men hit the elderly with the rifle butt while the other jumped on top of him and choked him.
The former Sri Lankan sailor, who had attacked visiting Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi with a rifle butt in 1987, was accused of making an astrological prediction about President Maithripala Sirisena's death and was arrested by the CID.
Quntar is notorious for the 1979 murder of three Israelis, including 31-year-old Danny Haran, and Haran's four-year-old daughter whose head he smashed on a rock with his rifle butt after killing her father in front of her.
The force of ear muffs pressing inward from both sides of my head, sweat between my head and the vinyl ear muff padding, and the inability to properly rest my cheek on a rifle butt. Also missing is the annoying feel of hard plastic in my ear canal--a feature of lesser types of hearing protection.
When a senior minister of a sovereign government is head butted, beaten with a rifle butt and left to die on the side of the road by an Israeli soldier, there is simply no further low for the Palestinian people.
Asghar Afsar, resident of village Joa Myer, lodged a report that he along with his brother Akhtar and maternal uncle Fakhar Abbas was enroute to Mohalla Line Park when Amir, his brother Adeel, father Muhammad Ameer, Saif-ul-Malook and 20 other unidentified persons attacked him, inflicting multiple injuries to him with rifle butt and batons.
When it came to my turn, all I remember was lying in the mud staring at a rifle butt. Our friend from Glasgow, Big Jock, 25 commented he "didn't like that sarge and was going to flatten him".