rifle butt

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Noun1.rifle butt - the butt end of a rifle
butt, 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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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.
Another armed DPR member twice struck the front left wing of the first patrol vehicle with his rifle butt leaving two dents.
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.
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.
her and severely hit her in the chest with the rifle butt, causing her severe
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.
In less than a minute, Big Jock was dumped in the mud and his rifle butt smashed into the ground an inch from his face.
Personally I like to have at least some contact between rifle butt and shoulder.