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Kentucky rifle

noun

Definition of Kentucky rifle

  1. :  a muzzle-loading long-barreled flintlock rifle developed in the 18th century in Pennsylvania and used extensively on the American frontier



1832

First Known Use of kentucky rifle

1832


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