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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