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long rifle

noun
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30, Americanism
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Examples from the web for long rifle
  • Though some mastered the difficult handling of the long rifle, few became truly expert.
  • These woodsmen were armed with the famed long rifle.
  • Having the expertise on the use of long rifle, he felt his expertise was needed.

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