Origin of bolt-action
Examples from the Web for bolt-action
This would force people to use only bolt-action rifles, pistols, and shotguns.
Is it a fair statement on my part that on all the occasions that you recall hunting with Lee he employed a bolt-action rifle?
Chassepot, shas′po, n. the kind of bolt-action breechloading rifle adopted by the French army in 1866.
He either used that rifle or a single-shot, bolt-action rifle, another .22 that was out at the farm.