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Enfield rifle

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noun En·field rifle \ˈen-ˌfēld-\

Definition of Enfield rifle

  1. :  a .30 caliber bolt-action repeating rifle used by United States and British troops in World War I



Origin of enfield rifle

Enfield, England


First Known Use: 1854

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