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rifle in Weapons topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrifleri‧fle1 /ˈraɪfəl/ ●●○ noun [countable]  PMWa long gun which you hold up to your shoulder to shootpistol
Examples from the Corpus
rifleFifteen-year-old Nicola Child was blasted with an air rifle in a cruel prank.I fired one magazine of an M16 rifle.There was an ornate rifle mounted on the wall behind him.I reached for our rifles but they had been removed.The rucksack and the rifle I had been carrying since yesterday evening seemed like a ton weight.The guide picked up the rifle, shot and castrated him, and made off.The Knutes smiled, their rifles in hand.The world overflows with these rifles and their banana clips.