M-1

noun
\ ˈemˈwən \
variants: or M-1 rifle
plural M-1's or M-1 rifles

Definition of M-1

: a gas-operated semiautomatic .30 caliber rifle fed from a magazine containing a clip of eight rounds, mechanically capable of firing 16 to 32 rounds a minute, having an effective range of 500 yards, and weighing 9¹/₂ pounds

called also Garand rifle

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First Known Use of M-1

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“M-1.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/M-1. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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