Springfield-rifle meaning

A magazine-fed breechloading bolt-action .30-caliber rifle used by the US Army especially in World War I.
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A .30-caliber magazine-fed rifle, operated by a bolt, adopted for use by the U.S. Army in 1903 and replaced as the standard infantry weapon by the Garand rifle in 1936
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Origin of springfield-rifle

  • After Springfield Massachusetts

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition