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cartridge clip

a metal frame or container holding cartridges for a magazine rifle or automatic pistol.
Also called ammunition clip. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There was his automatic pistol, intact, but the precaution had been taken of slipping out the cartridge clip.

    Gold Out of Celebes Aylward Edward Dingle
  • The bottom row shows the development in the manufacture of the cartridge clip.

  • I overheard one chap say, as he thrust a cartridge clip into place, "Good Old Ross."

  • One of the Royal Scots Fusiliers was saved by a cartridge clip.

    Tommy Atkins at War James Alexander Kilpatrick
British Dictionary definitions for cartridge clip

cartridge clip

a metallic container holding cartridges for an automatic firearm
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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