Definition of rifle :
1. A body of soldiers armed with rifles.
2. A gun, the inside of whose barrel is grooved with spiral channels, thus giving the ball a rotary motion and insuring greater accuracy of fire. As a military firearm it has superseded the musket.
3. A strip of wood covered with emery or a similar material, used for sharpening scythes.
4. To commit robbery.
5. To grove; to channel; especially, to groove internally with spiral channels; as, to rifle a gun barrel or a cannon.
6. To seize and bear away by force; to snatch away; to carry off.
7. To strip; to rob; to pillage.
8. To whet with a rifle. See Rifle, n., 3.
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search (part of speech: verb)
weapon (part of speech: noun)
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- He's off'n his feed with a rifle," explained Johnny. - "Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up Bar-20", Clarence Edward Mulford.
- " Very good, go," I replied, calmly taking up my rifle. - "An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet", A. Henry Savage Landor.
- I wish I had my rifle and the free use of my legs. - "The Boy Trapper", Harry Castlemon.