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pinfire

[pin-fahyuh r] /ˈpɪnˌfaɪər/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a cartridge fitted with a pin that, when struck by the hammer of the firearm, causes the cartridge to explode.
2.
of or relating to a firearm that uses such a cartridge.
Origin of pinfire
1850-1855
1850-55; pin + fire
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