- 1(before noun) (regiment)rifle butt
de fusilerosculata (feminine) de riflerifle firefuego (masculine) de fusilExample sentences
- If you might have to fire a rifle or shotgun indoors, keep your hearing protection near the gun.
- If infantry attacks on foot, defending troops cut off infantry from tanks and destroy it with machine-gun and automatic rifle fire.
- For many of the British the battle resembled Mons: determined infantry assaults prepared by heavy shellfire, met with accurate rifle fire.
- Prussian military rifles first mounted sword bayonets in 1787 and the armies of most other countries followed suit over the following 30 or 40 years.
- Johnston initially intended to create a black battalion that would include a Mobile company comprising Gilmer's rifles and additional troops.
- On the Moroccan side, security services with shotguns and rifles with fixed bayonets have met migrant workers.
- 1 (plunder)(safe/drawers)they rifled her jewel box in search of the ring
desvalijarle revolvieron el joyero en busca del anilloExample sentences
- As the victim, who is partially-sighted, sat helpless in her wheelchair, the men rifled through all the rooms in the house before stealing money from her handbag.
- He then managed to keep her occupied while he rifled through the property in search of the cash savings.
- Whoever did it was obviously looking for cash because they went through all my possessions and rifled through all the drawers in the house.
- 2 (steal)(money/valuables)
- It is believed the thieves rifle letters for money or anything they can cash in, with birthday cards particular targets.
- The 18-year-old thug snatched his victim's bag and rifled his wallet before punching him in the face on the bridge across the River Avon.
- Dressed in his Garda tunic, the thief asked the woman for identification and rummaged through her handbag before rifling some cash.
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