Pedersen device


Pe·​der·​sen device
: a device consisting of a special bolt and magazine for converting a slightly modified version of the bolt action Springfield rifle into a semiautomatic firearm

Word History


after J. D. Pedersen, 20th century American inventor

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“Pedersen device.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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