Definition of Riflery

1. Noun. The practice of shooting a rifle. Most often regarding precision target shooting. ¹



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Definition of Riflery

1. the practice of shooting at targets with a rifle [n -RIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Riflery

rifle range
rifle ranges
rifle shot
riflebird
riflebirds
rifled
rifled slug
rifled slugs
riflelike
rifleman
rifleman bird
riflemen
rifler
rifleries
riflers
riflery (current term)
rifles
riflescope
riflescopes
riflewoman
riflewomen
rifling
riflings
riflip
riflips
rifs
rift
rift valley
rift valley fever
rift valley fever virus

Literary usage of Riflery

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1. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1914)
"On all sides came the staccato rattle of riflery. Stray bullets sang down the street kicking up little puffs of white adobe dust. Another crash followed the ..."

2. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and by Francis Whiting Halsey (1919)
"The rattle of riflery, the insistent rat-rat-rat of machine guns, the explosions of shells in the air and on the ground, and the thunder of artillery ..."

3. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"The rattle of riflery, the insistent rat-rat-rat of machine guns, the explosions of shells in the air and on the ground, and the thunder of artillery ..."

4. King's Mountain and Its Heroes: History of the Battle of King's Mountain by Lyman Copeland Draper, Anthony Allaire (1881)
"His clarion voice rang out above the clash 'of resounding arms and the peals of successive riflery, encouraging his heroic mountaineers to victory. ..."

5. King's Mountain and Its Heroes: History of the Battle of King's Mountain by Lyman Copeland Draper, Anthony Allaire, Isaac Shelby (1881)
"His clarion voice rang out above the clash of resounding arms and the • peals of successive riflery, encouraging his heroic mountaineers to victory. ..."

6. The Gentleman's Magazine (1874)
"and fishing at Kylemore, and go into raptures with riflery Bay, for of its degree you will meet with nothing to surpass it. If you cannot make yourself at ..."

7. China's Revolution, 1911-1912: A Historical and Political Record of the by Edwin John Dingle (1912)
"Day after day the close riflery work and Maxim fire was terrific. The Revolutionists for some time had the best of it. The slaughter among the Imperialists ..."

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