rifles


rifles
n. troops armed with rifles ri·fle || 'raɪfl n. firearm with spiral grooves carved inside the gun barrel (causes the bullet to spin and improves accuracy) v. steal, seize; search frantically, rummage, ransack; empty, take away

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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