winchester-rifle

Winchester rifle

noun
a type of magazine rifle, first made in about 1866.

Origin:
1870–75; named after D. F. Winchester (1810–80), American manufacturer

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

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