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Remington

[rem-ing-tuh n] /ˈrɛm ɪŋ tən/
noun
1.
Eliphalet
[ih-lif-uh-lit] /ɪˈlɪf ə lɪt/ (Show IPA),
1793–1861, U.S. arms manufacturer.
2.
Frederic, 1861–1909, U.S. painter and sculptor.
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  • Lieutenant Remington was severely wounded in the shoulder while reaching for the colors.

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  • "Remington machine, latest pattern," answered the other briefly.

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  • To-morrow, for a certainty, Jiro would dispose of the Remington which he now possessed.

  • For eight months or so Remington Solander was busier than he had ever been in his life.

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  • Vengefully now the “Krags” opened in reply to Remington and Mauser.

Word Origin and History for Remington
n.

type of firearms (1865) and typewriter (produced from 1874), from Eliphalet Remington (1793-1861) and his son Philo (1816-1889), gunsmiths of Ilion, N.Y.

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