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bolt-action

[bohlt-ak-shuh n] /ˈboʊltˌæk ʃən/
adjective
1.
(of a rifle) equipped with a manually operated sliding bolt.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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  • The job of reloading my bolt-action rifle quietly and before the deer caught my scent gave me something to do.
  • Stuffed between the two rows was a bolt-action rifle with a telescopic sight.

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