A magazine-fed breechloading bolt-action .30-caliber rifle used by the US Army especially in World War I.
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
Origin of springfield-rifle
- After Springfield Massachusetts
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition