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Kentucky rifle

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  1. a long-barreled muzzleloading flintlock rifle developed near Lancaster, Pa., in the early 18th century and widely used on the frontier.
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Origin of Kentucky rifle

First recorded in 1825–35
Also called Pennsylvania rifle.
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