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The extractor (figs. 11 and 12) is recessed to take a movable plate (u) termed a “gib,” behind which is a spring (v).
The gun now has two live cartridges in it—both in the extractor.
This oblique cam action also gives great power to the extractor at first starting the empty cartridge case out of the chamber.
Only that it appears at the location of the cartridge case where an extractor mark would normally be found.Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Sextus tells us that in ancient times it applied to an extractor of arrows, sagittarum extractor.Curiosities of Medical Experience|J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen