Winchester rifle


Winchester rifle

Winchester rifle Word Origin noun

  1. a type of magazine rifle, first made in about 1866.

Origin of Winchester rifle 1870–75; named after D. F. Winchester (1810–80), American manufacturer British Dictionary definitions for winchester rifle Winchester rifle noun

  1. trademark a breech-loading lever-action repeating rifle with a tubular magazine under the barrelOften shortened to: Winchester

Word Origin for Winchester rifle C19: named after O. F. Winchester (1810–80), US manufacturer

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