Schuetzen rifle

noun
Schuet·​zen rifle | \ -tsən- \

Definition of Schuetzen rifle

: an extremely accurate single-shot rifle having a heavy barrel, a stock with elaborate butt plate and grip, precision sights, and a palm rest

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History and Etymology for Schuetzen rifle

German schützen, plural of schütz, schütze marksman

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“Schuetzen rifle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Schuetzen%20rifle. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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