- Peter Paul,1838–1914, and his brother, Wilhelm, 1834–82, German inventors of firearms.
Examples from the Web for mauser
Historical Examples of mauser
However, my Mauser outstrode his rifle and I was allowed to continue my story.
With these words I threw my rifle and my Mauser into the stream.
I took my Mauser and also hid in the cuff of my coat my cyanide of potassium.
I put my Mauser inside my coat and began to look about and scrutinize the people.
I wonder where Mauser could have been with her kittens last night!The Petticoat Commando
- a high-velocity magazine rifle
- a type of automatic pistol
Word Origin for Mauser
Word Origin and History for mauser
1880, German army rifle, introduced 1871, invented by brothers Peter Paul (1838-1914) and Wilhelm (1834-1882) Mauser.