Reprimer

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Reprimer (Firearms) A machine or implement for applying fresh primers to spent cartridge shells, so that the shells be used again.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n reprimer An instrument for setting a cap upon a cartridge-shell. It is one of a set of reloadingtools.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Reprimer rē-prī′mėr an instrument for setting a cap upon a cartridge shell.
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Usage

In literature:

Why had not I, long before, reprimed and reloaded my only weapons?
"Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson
By sense of touch alone we lifted our rifles from our blankets, blew the powder from the pans, reprimed.
"The Hidden Children" by Robert W. Chambers
The men halted for a moment to get their breath and to reprime their guns.
"On the Spanish Main" by John Masefield
Why had not I, long before, reprimed and reloaded my only weapons?
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 7" by Charles H. Sylvester
Why had not I, long before, reprimed and reloaded my only weapons?
"Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Why had not I, long before, reprimed and reloaded my only weapons?
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson" by Robert Louis Stevenson
They can loose half a dozen arrows before a musket can be reprimed.
"The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
Repriming his gun and picking his flint, Mike made his approach in his usual noiseless manner.
"The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852" by Ben Casseday
Shaking all over, I rose and lifted my rifle, instinctively repriming.
"Cardigan" by Robert W. Chambers
After expanding the shell, the next operation is to reprime the shells.
"The Modern American Pistol and Revolver" by A. C. Gould
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In news:

Regardless of how you reprime centerfire cases, only your care and attention can eliminate misfires.
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