Enfield rifle

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En·​field rifle | \ ˈen-ˌfēld- How to pronounce Enfield rifle (audio) \

Definition of Enfield rifle

: a .30 caliber bolt-action repeating rifle used by U.S. and British troops in World War I

First Known Use of Enfield rifle

1854, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Enfield rifle

Enfield, England

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“Enfield rifle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Enfield%20rifle. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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