machine rifle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n machine rifle light machine gun
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Usage

In literature:

The whole position was a salient subject to shell, rifle and machine-gun fire from north, south and east.
"A Short History of the 6th Division"
Within a minute rifles and machine-guns were showering a hail of lead on our parapets.
"The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918" by F.L. Morrison
The rifles and machine guns of the garrison opened up and gained superiority.
"The Story of the 2/4th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry" by G. K. Rose
The battles of the future will be decided by rifles and machine-guns, not by lance and sabre.
"On the Heels of De Wet" by The Intelligence Officer
Rifles and machine guns were resorted to.
"Current History, A Monthly Magazine" by New York Times
The first attack on the point of the salient was driven off by rifle and machine gun fire.
"The Sherwood Foresters in the Great War 1914 - 1919" by W.C.C. Weetman
If one or two men showed, I used the rifle; if a larger number, the machine gun.
"The Emma Gees" by Herbert Wes McBride
The German rifles and machine-guns raked them with a galling fire, but still they kept on.
"Fighting in France" by Ross Kay
Jets of flame shot forth from machine guns and rifles.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12)"
Rifle and machine-gun bullets added their shrill tenor notes to the orchestral wail of gun fire.
"The Greater Love" by George T. McCarthy
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In news:

Lewis Machine & Tool LM8MRP Rifle.
Century Arms' semi-auto DPM light machine gun is a blast from the past By Leroy Thompson The light machine gun is a compromise weapon designed to give a small infantry unit more sustained firepower than a rifle.
The LMT Standard Patrol rifle from Lewis Machine & Tool Company features a Gen 2 collapsible stock and an overall length of 32.5 inches with the stock collapsed and 35.5 inches with the stock open.
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