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express rifle Line breaks: ex|press rifle

Definition of express rifle in English:

noun

A rifle that discharges a bullet at high speed, used in big-game hunting.
Example sentences
  • The group decided that no scope was necessary but, unlike most British express rifles, they also ruled out a series of folding leaf-open sights.

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