Browning machine gun

noun

: a .30 or .50 caliber recoil-operated air- or water-cooled machine gun fed by a cartridge belt

Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Browning machine gun was in 1917

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“Browning machine gun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Browning%20machine%20gun. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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