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Winchester rifle

noun
1.
a type of magazine rifle, first made in about 1866.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; named after D. F. Winchester (1810-80), American manufacturer
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Winchester rifle

noun
1.
trademark a breech-loading lever-action repeating rifle with a tubular magazine under the barrel Often shortened to Winchester
Word Origin
C19: named after O. F. Winchester (1810–80), US manufacturer
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