Meaning of RIFLE in English

vi to commit robbery.

2. rifle ·vi to raffle.

3. rifle ·vt to raffle.

4. rifle ·noun a body of soldiers armed with rifles.

5. rifle ·vt to whet with a rifle. ·see rifle, ·noun, 3.

6. rifle ·vt to seize and bear away by force; to snatch away; to carry off.

7. rifle ·noun a strip of wood covered with emery or a similar material, used for sharpening scythes.

8. rifle ·vt to strip; to rob; to pillage.

9. rifle ·vt to grove; to channel; especially, to groove internally with spiral channels; as, to rifle a gun barrel or a cannon.

10. rifle ·noun a gun, the inside of whose barrel is grooved with spiral channels, thus giving the ball a rotary motion and insuring greater accuracy of fire. as a military firearm it has superseded the musket.

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