- a borough of Greater London, England.
- a town in N Connecticut.
- Enfield rifle.
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Examples from the Web for enfield
So they contacted Edwards and assigned to him a clear mission: Bring the Affections to Enfield.
On July 8, Edwards traveled to the town of Enfield, Connecticut.
Most of them were armed with Enfield rifles captured from the enemy.Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863
Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
Enfield is a big place, and there will be lots of grandees at the wedding.Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Enfield Chase, he declares, is a 'real nuisance to the public.'The English Utilitarians, Volume I.
Stirling, with an Enfield rifle, shot one and bayoneted another.Our Soldiers
He had then retired from the India House, and lived at Enfield.
- a borough of Greater London: a N residential suburb. Pop: 280 300 (2003 est). Area: 55 sq km (31 sq miles)
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Word Origin and History for enfield
type of rifle, 1854, named for government works in Enfield, Middlesex, England, where it was manufactured.
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