a grenade designed to be fired from a grenade launcher attached to the muzzle of a rifle or carbine.
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How to use rifle grenade in a sentence
In this sector life in the trenches was made more uncertain than ever by the introduction of the rifle grenade by the Germans.The History of the 51st (Highland) Division 1914-1918 | Frederick William Bewsher
As we were tying him up—he had been wounded in eight places by a rifle grenade—he signed to me and I stooped over him.Mud and Khaki | Vernon Bartlett
As a fifth class there was a combination hand and rifle grenade, a British device adopted in our program.
The rifle grenade fits in a holder at the muzzle of an ordinary service rifle.
Any man within 75 yards of an exploding rifle grenade is likely to be wounded or killed.
British Dictionary definitions for rifle grenade
a grenade fired from a rifle
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