lever-action

[ lev-er-ak-shuh n, lee-ver- ]
/ ˈlɛv ərˌæk ʃən, ˈli vər- /

adjective

(of a rifle) having a lever action.

Definition for lever-action (2 of 2)

lever action


noun

a rifle action in which the extracting and ejecting of the shell case and the recocking of the weapon are accomplished by a hand-operated lever arm in front of the trigger housing.
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