a rifle designed especially for shooting at targets.
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- target gland,
- target language,
- target man,
- target organ,
- target response,
- tariff office
Origin of target rifle
First recorded in 1900–05
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Examples 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?"Dwellers in Arcady|Albert Bigelow Paine