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Springfield rifle

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noun Spring·field rifle \ˈspriŋ-ˌfēld-\

Definition of Springfield rifle

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



Origin of springfield rifle

Springfield, Massachusetts


First Known Use: 1888

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