When a single-shot rifle is not used, the American usually takes a repeater, the Englishman a double-barrel.
He touched the spring of his repeater, to correct this most preposterous clock.
The repeater was a very delicate instrument and had to be handled by a skilled operator.
I struck my repeater, and this seemed to astound her greatly.
No repeater is successful unless it is free from this reactive interference.
Then Oliver took out his watch, which was a repeater, and struck it.
He absently pressed his repeater, it tingled out the half-hour.
When, then, his repeater had told him the hour, Aaron turned and addressed his brother.
By the repeater which Joe consults it is now a quarter of ten.
It would have been as likely to have happened to my repeater, if I had kept it at home.