M1 rifle


: a .30 caliber gas-operated clip-fed semiautomatic rifle used by U.S. troops in World War II

Examples of M1 rifle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His M1 rifle had been lost but was later found by a French farmer in Picauville, just south of the drop zone where the 508th landed. Washington Post, 13 Oct. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of M1 rifle was in 1938

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“M1 rifle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/M1%20rifle. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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