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Enfield rifle

  

      n  
1    a breech-loading bolt-action magazine rifle, usually .303 calibre, used by the British army until World War II and by other countries  
2    a nineteenth-century muzzle-loading musket used by the British army  
     (C19: from Enfield, where it was first made)  
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Enfield  
      n   a borough of Greater London: a N residential suburb. Pop.: 259800 (1994 est.). Area: 55 sq. km (31 sq. miles)  


Enfield rifle  
      n  
1    a breech-loading bolt-action magazine rifle, usually .303 calibre, used by the British army until World War II and by other countries  
2    a nineteenth-century muzzle-loading musket used by the British army  
     (C19: from Enfield, where it was first made)  

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enfilade, enfold, enfolder

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