express rifle

noun

Definition of express rifle

: a sporting rifle for use at short ranges employing a large charge of powder and a light bullet

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History and Etymology for express rifle

probably from express entry 4 (train)

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“Express rifle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/express%20rifle. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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