Lee-Enfield rifle

\ ˈlēˈenˌfēld- \

Definition of Lee-Enfield rifle

: a short repeating British military rifle fed from a magazine and fitted with a knife bayonet

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History and Etymology for Lee-Enfield rifle

James P. Lee †1904 American inventor born in Scotland + Enfield, town near London, England

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“Lee-Enfield rifle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lee-Enfield%20rifle. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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