Kentucky rifle

a long-barreled muzzleloading flintlock rifle developed near Lancaster, Pa., in the early 18th century and widely used on the frontier.
Also called Pennsylvania rifle.

1825–35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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