[lev-er-ak-shuh n, lee-ver-]
(of a rifle) having a lever action.
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- lever action,
- lever escapement,
- lever tumbler,
- lever, charles james,
- leveraged buyout,
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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