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rifles, plural;
  1. Search through something in a hurried way in order to find or steal something
    • - she rifled through the cassette tapes
    • - they rifled the house for money
  2. Steal
    • - the lieutenant's servant rifled the dead man's possessions
  1. A gun, esp. one fired from shoulder level, having a long spirally grooved barrel intended to make a bullet spin and thereby have greater accuracy over a long distance

  2. Troops armed with rifles

  1. a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore; "he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired"
  2. plunder: steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
  3. go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way; "Who rifled through my desk drawers?"
  4. A rifle is a firearm designed to be fired from the shoulder, with a barrel that has a helical groove or pattern of grooves ("rifling") cut into the barrel walls. ...
  5. Rifle is an Italian clothing company founded in 1958 in Prato. They were most famous for their jeans during the 1980s, especially in the USSR, Bulgaria, and the rest of Eastern Europe.
  6. The Rifle is a 1995 novel by American writer Gary Paulsen. The novel is a work of historical fiction, written for a young adult audience. ...
  7. (The Rifles) The Rifles (RIFLES) is a regiment of the British Army. It consists of five regular and two territorial battalions, plus a number of companies in other TA battalions, making it the largest regiment in the infantry. ...
  8. (The Rifles (band)) The Rifles are an English indie rock band from Chingford, London.
  9. (The Rifles (novel)) The Rifles is a 1994 novel by American writer William T. Vollmann. It is intended to be the sixth book in a planned seven-book cycle entitled . As of 2008, however, only four of the seven have been published, The Rifles being the third to reach print.
  10. A long firearm firing a single projectile, usually with a rifled barrel to improve accuracy; to search with intent to steal; to ransack, pillage or plunder; To add a spiral to the interior of a gun bore to make a fired bullet spin in flight to improve range and accuracy; To strike something with ...
  11. (Rifles) 1) Wooden props somewhat in the shape of rifles juggled by auxiliaries, 2) the auxiliaries who juggle them.
  12. (Rifles) HK32 · HK36 · G11 · XM29 OICW · XM8
  13. (Rifles) SMLE Mk III*, Ishapore 2A1,SUB Machine GUN CARBINE 9 mm 1A1, 7.62 MM 1A1, Assault Rifle 7.62 mm, 38 MM Multi Shot Riot Gun, INSAS 5.56 mm, AK-47(247 in total),^[9] FN-FAL
  14. (Rifles) The Others guarding their Others' camp were using rifles that appeared to be M1As (modeled after M-14s, rifles that were standard issue well into the Vietnam War, before being largely replaced by the lighter M-16). ...
  15. (Rifles) were used by both sides - German soldiers carried 7.92mm Gewehr 98 Mauser rifles whilst the British carried the famous Lee-Enfield rifle.
  16. Rifles can be either semiautomatic or automatic and must weigh at least 7.7 pounds (3.1 kg).
  17. To play a shot accurately and for a great distance.
  18. A rifle designed to shoot a small .22 caliber bullet. This is the kind of rifle used for practice shooting and small animals. The 22 Semi-Auto is a "22 rifle."
  19. The common meaning of this word is a shoulder fired weapon with a long barrel and used by a single person. However, it also means a spiral scratch or groove inside the barrel of such a weapon designed to make the bullet or projectile spin during its flight thus aiding accuracy. ...
  20. The thief was about to rifle through the gun cabinet when he was caught.
  21. The biathlon rifle is a .22 caliber, straight-pull-bolt action model with non-optical sights. Equipped with the a harness to carry the rifle while skiing and a custom ultra light stock, the rifle is completely adapted to its special purpose. The minimum weight is 3.5 kg (just under 8 lbs).
  22. To hit a shot with distance and accuracy.
  23. A single-loading .22-calibre rifle with non-optical sights is the official rifle for international biathlon competition.
  24. a shoulder weapon whose barrel is grooved, includes an attach- ment for a bayonet.
  25. sb. 1751. To form spiral grooves in the barrel of a gun or the bore of a cannon.