target rifle


noun

a rifle designed especially for shooting at targets.

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Origin of target rifle

First recorded in 1900–05
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for target rifle

  • He had his eye on my target-rifle as he replied, "Yassah, I'd like it—what sort o' gun yo' got?"

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