Word Origin and History for lee-enfield
1902, named for J.P. Lee (1831-1904), U.S. designer of bolt action + Enfield (q.v.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for lee-enfield
The Lee-Enfield rifle, caliber .303, is the arm of the infantry and cavalry.
The man used his Lee-Enfield rifle and scarcely waited to take aim.
He seemed to understand the mechanism of the Lee-Enfield and made some fair shooting at a moving target at two hundred yards.
A squad of sepoys with 303 Lee-Enfield rifles was drawn up five paces in front of it and fired a volley at its forehead.
He was getting old and limped of one leg where a Lee-Enfield bullet had perforated the calf.A Son Of The Sun