Schuetzen rifle

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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 21 May. 2024.

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