left shoulder arms

noun

Definition of left shoulder arms

  1. :  a position in the manual of arms in which the butt of the rifle is held in the left hand with the barrel resting on the left shoulder; also :  a command to assume this position

Origin and Etymology of left shoulder arms

from the command left shoulder arms!


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