target rifle

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noun

a rifle designed especially for shooting at targets.

Nearby words

  1. target gland,
  2. target language,
  3. target man,
  4. target organ,
  5. target response,
  6. targeteer,
  7. targetitis,
  8. targum,
  9. tariff,
  10. 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?"

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