Springfield rifle
noun Etymology: Springfield, Massachusetts Date: 1888 a .30 caliber bolt-action rifle used by United States troops especially in World War I

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  • Springfield rifle — ☆ Springfield rifle n. [after SPRINGFIELD, Mass., location of a U.S. armory] 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 …   English World dictionary

  • Springfield rifle — The term Springfield Rifle may refer to any one of several types of small arms produced by the Springfield Armory in Springfield, Massachusetts, for the United States armed forces.In modern usage, the term Springfield rifle most commonly refers… …   Wikipedia

  • Springfield rifle — 1. a single shot, breechloading .45 caliber rifle used by the U.S. Army from 1867 to 1893. 2. Also called Springfield 1903. a bolt operated, magazine fed, .30 caliber rifle adopted by the U.S. Army in 1903 and used during World War I. 3. a single …   Universalium

  • Springfield, rifle — Cualquiera de los varios modelos de rifles que fueron armas de infantería estándar en el ejército de EE.UU. desde 1873 hasta 1936, y que toman su nombre de la fábrica de armas Springfield. El más famoso comenzó como el Springfield modelo 1903,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • springfield rifle — noun see springfield II * * * 1. a single shot, breechloading .45 caliber rifle used by the U.S. Army from 1867 to 1893. 2. Also called Springfield 1903. a bolt operated, magazine fed, .30 caliber rifle adopted by the U.S. Army in 1903 and used… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Springfield rifle — Spring′field ri′fle n. mil a bolt operated, magazine fed,.30 caliber rifle used by the U.S. Army esp. in World War I • Etymology: 1885–95; after Springfield, Mass …   From formal English to slang

  • Springfield Rifle —    Voir La Mission du commandant Lex …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • Springfield Rifle (1952 film) — Infobox Film name = Springfield Rifle image size = caption = director = Andre de Toth producer = Louis F. Edelman writer = Frank Davis Sloan Nibley (story) starring = Gary Cooper music = Max Steiner cinematography = Edwin B. DuPar editing =… …   Wikipedia

  • M1903 Springfield rifle — Infobox Weapon|is ranged=yes name= Rifle, Caliber .30, M1903 origin=flagcountry|United States type= Bolt action rifle designer= Springfield Armory design date= 1900 service= 1903–1957 users= See Users wars= World War I, World War II, Korean War,… …   Wikipedia

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