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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A shoulder firearm with a long barrel Also: Go through in search of something; Steal goods

Usage examples (35)
  • A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.
  • He lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired
  • Choosing the rifle is actually an easier decision.
  • That caliber does not ring my bell but the rifle is a beauty for more
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