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target rifle

  1. a rifle designed especially for shooting at targets.
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Origin of target rifle

First recorded in 1900–05
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Historical Examples

  • 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