Definition of Rifle

Rifle n. means: A strip of wood covered with emery or a similar material, used for sharpening scythes.

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Rifle n. means: A strip of wood covered with emery or a similar material, used for sharpening scythes.

Meaning of Rifle

Rifle (n.) means: A strip of wood covered with emery or a similar material, used for sharpening scythes.

More meanings / definitions of Rifle or words, sentences containing Rifle?

Rifle (v. t.): To grove; to channel; especially, to groove internally with spiral channels; as, to rifle a gun barrel or a cannon.

Rifle (v. t.): To whet with a rifle. See Rifle, n., 3.

Minie rifle (): A rifle adapted to minie balls.

Rifled (imp. & p. p.): of Rifle

Rifling (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Rifle

Rifle (v. t.): To raffle.

Rifle (v. i.): To raffle.

Rifle (v. i.): To commit robbery.

Rifle (v. t.): To strip; to rob; to pillage.

Rifleman (n.): A soldier armed with a rifle.

Rifle (n.): A body of soldiers armed with rifles.

Strickle (n.): An instrument for whetting scythes; a rifle.

But (v. t.): The hut or shelter of the person who attends to the targets in rifle practice.

Rifle (v. t.): To seize and bear away by force; to snatch away; to carry off.

Chassepot (n.): A kind of breechloading, center-fire rifle, or improved needle gun.

Carbine (n.): A short, light musket or rifle, esp. one used by mounted soldiers or cavalry.

Rifle (n.): A strip of wood covered with emery or a similar material, used for sharpening scythes.

Patch (n.): A piece of greased cloth or leather used as wrapping for a rifle ball, to make it fit the bore.

Pool (n.): In rifle shooting, a contest in which each competitor pays a certain sum for every shot he makes, the net proceeds being divided among the winners.

Bullet (n.): A missile, usually of lead, and round or elongated in form, to be discharged from a rifle, musket, pistol, or other small firearm.

Bayonet (n.): A pointed instrument of the dagger kind fitted on the muzzle of a musket or rifle, so as to give the soldier increased means of offense and defense.

Random (n.): Distance to which a missile is cast; range; reach; as, the random of a rifle ball.

Lead (v. t.): To cover, fill, or affect with lead; as, continuous firing leads the grooves of a rifle.

Polygrooved (a.): Having many grooves; as, a polygrooved rifle or gun (referring to the rifling).

Rifle (n.): A gun, the inside of whose barrel is grooved with spiral channels, thus giving the ball a rotary motion and insuring greater accuracy of fire. As a military firearm it has superseded the musket.

Minie ball (): A conical rifle bullet, with a cavity in its base plugged with a piece of iron, which, by the explosion of the charge, is driven farther in, expanding the sides to fit closely the grooves of the barrel.

Practice (v. i.): To perform certain acts frequently or customarily, either for instruction, profit, or amusement; as, to practice with the broadsword or with the rifle; to practice on the piano.

Musket (n.): A species of firearm formerly carried by the infantry of an army. It was originally fired by means of a match, or matchlock, for which several mechanical appliances (including the flintlock, and finally the percussion lock) were successively substituted. This arm has been generally superseded by the rifle.

Sight (v. t.): A small piece of metal, fixed or movable, on the breech, muzzle, center, or trunnion of a gun, or on the breech and the muzzle of a rifle, pistol, etc., by means of which the eye is guided in aiming.

Sight (v. t.): To apply sights to; to adjust the sights of; also, to give the proper elevation and direction to by means of a sight; as, to sight a rifle or a cannon.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Rifle

Meaning of RIFLE

RIFLE means: Rifle is British slang for the penis.

Meaning of RIFLE RANGE

RIFLE RANGE means: Rifle range is London Cockney rhyming slang for change (money).

Meaning of tromblon

tromblon means: rifle

Meaning of flingue

flingue means: . gun; rifle

Meaning of AK-47

AK-47 means: (also AK or Kalishnikov) rifle. Pgs. 503 & 513

Meaning of Shootin' Iron

Shootin' Iron means: Six-gun or a rifle.

Meaning of CAR

CAR means: rifle, predecessor to the M-16, the Carbine, CAR-15.

Meaning of AK

AK means: AK 47 gas-operated assault rifle.

Meaning of AK

AK means: AK 47 gas-operated assault rifle.

Meaning of rusty rifle

rusty rifle means: Venereal disease.

Meaning of AR- 15

AR- 15 means: AR-15 is a lightweight,magazine -fed, air-cooled, autoloading centerfire rifle.

Meaning of M-14

M-14 means: .30 cal, select-fire rifle used in early portion of Vietnam War. Pg. 515

Meaning of AR- 15

AR- 15 means: AR-15 is a lightweight,magazine -fed, air-cooled, autoloading centerfire rifle.

Meaning of rifle range

rifle range means: Noun. Loose change. Rhyming slang.

Meaning of ROCK 'N' ROLL

ROCK 'N' ROLL means: to put a M16A1 rifle on full automatic fire. Pg. 519

Meaning of BIG SHOTGUN

BIG SHOTGUN means: a 106mm recoilless rifle using antipersonnel canister ammunition. Pg. 505

Meaning of TANGO BOAT

TANGO BOAT means: Armored Troop Carrier (ATC). Sorta like an APC that really did float, but didn't do so good on land. The originals were LCM-6s with armor plate and bar armor added. They had nine seats for the troops and a canvas top to keep the sun out. Each tango could carry a fully equipped rifle platoon. They had two twin .50 cal. machine gun mounts on and a canvas top to keep the sun out. Each tango could carry a fully equipped rifle platoon. They had two twin .50 cal. machine gun mounts on the boat deck and four Browning .30 cal. light machine guns rechambered for NATO 7.62 mm in the well deck. In 1968 the Navy deployed two new river assault squadrons with tango boats built from the keel up specifically for riverine operation.

Meaning of M-16

M-16 means: nicknamed the widow-maker, the standard American rifle used in Vietnam after 1966. Pg. 515, 523

Meaning of pot, to

pot, to means: To break, kill: e.g. "Went out with the air rifle and potted a few birds. "Used my sling on a few windows... managed to pot a few!!". Probably in relation to bagging game for the (cooking) 'pot'.

Meaning of REACHER

REACHER means: Reacher was American gangster slang for a long−range gun, a rifle.

Meaning of Rifle

Rifle means: To grove; to channel; especially, to groove internally with spiral channels; as, to rifle a gun barrel or a cannon.

Meaning of Rifle

Rifle means: To whet with a rifle. See Rifle, n., 3.

Meaning of Minie rifle

Minie rifle means: A rifle adapted to minie balls.

Meaning of Rifled

Rifled means: of Rifle

Meaning of Rifling

Rifling means: of Rifle

Meaning of Rifle

Rifle means: To raffle.

Meaning of Rifle

Rifle means: To raffle.

Meaning of Rifle

Rifle means: To commit robbery.

Meaning of Rifle

Rifle means: To strip; to rob; to pillage.

Meaning of Rifleman

Rifleman means: A soldier armed with a rifle.

Meaning of Rifle

Rifle means: A body of soldiers armed with rifles.

Meaning of Strickle

Strickle means: An instrument for whetting scythes; a rifle.

Meaning of But

But means: The hut or shelter of the person who attends to the targets in rifle practice.

Meaning of Rifle

Rifle means: To seize and bear away by force; to snatch away; to carry off.

Meaning of Chassepot

Chassepot means: A kind of breechloading, center-fire rifle, or improved needle gun.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Homodromal

Homodromal means: Alt. of Homodromous

Meaning of Maggoty

Maggoty means: Infested with maggots.

Meaning of Pervial

Pervial means: Pervious.

Meaning of Snugly

Snugly means: In a snug manner; closely; safely.

Meaning of Tyrannous

Tyrannous means: Tyrannical; arbitrary; unjustly severe; despotic.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of SLAISTER

SLAISTER means: Slaister is British slang for a messy eater, a dribbler, a dirty, slovenly person.

Meaning of scrubber

scrubber means: (1) Someone (usually female) who is free and easy in her sexual availability.note: in recent years the term "slapper" has displaced this word. (2) A poor person. Generally the kid with 15 siblings who wore hand-me-downs; they rarely washed (due to lack of facilities at home) and by the age of 12 had that air of indifference apparent in those developing psychosis.

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