target rifle



a rifle designed especially for shooting at targets.

Origin of target rifle

First recorded in 1900–05 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for target rifle

Historical Examples of 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