Winchester definition by Webster's New World
a type of repeating rifle with a tubular magazine set horizontally under the barrel
Origin: after Oliver F. Winchester (1810-80), the manufacturer
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county seat of Hampshire, S England: site of 11th-14th cent. cathedral: county district pop. 96,000
Winchester definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A municipal borough of south-central England southwest of London. The capital of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex, it was an important center of learning that attracted many religious scholars after the Norman Conquest (1066). Population: 41,400.
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A trademark used for a shoulder firearm.