Definition of Twenty-two rifle

1. Noun. A .22-caliber rifle.

Generic synonyms: .22, Twenty-two



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Literary usage of Twenty-two rifle

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1. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1922)
"... or for examination for feeding habits or parasites, and where it is not necessary to take them alive, shooting with a twenty-two rifle is effective. ..."

2. The Deer Family by Theodore Roosevelt, Theodore Strong Van Dyke, Daniel Giraud Elliot, Andrew Jackson Stone (1902)
"One had a shotgun and the other a twenty-two rifle, with which they fired fully thirty shots, besides making a great amount of noise. ..."

3. The Deer Family by Theodore Roosevelt, Theodore Strong Van Dyke, Daniel Giraud Elliot, Andrew Jackson Stone (1902)
"One had a shotgun and the other a twenty-two rifle, with which they fired fully thirty shots, besides making a great amount of noise. ..."

4. Official Letter Books of W.C.C. Claiborne, 1801-1816 by William Charles Cole Claiborne (1917)
"... twenty two Rifle Guns, which I wish you to dispose of to such of the Militia in your neighbourhood, as may be in want of Arms upon the following ..."

5. California for the Sportsman: Being a Collection of Hints as to the Haunts by Al M. Cumming, Allan Dunn, Southern Pacific Company (1911)
"A twenty-two rifle with shot cartridges will pick up a nice little bag. The birds are smaller than robins but very fine eating. ..."

6. The Wild Fowlers; Or, Sporting Scenes and Characters of the Great Lagoon by Charles Bradford (1902)
"I believe you, Doctor; I once saw a man kill a sheldrake with a twenty-two rifle ball, firing just as the bird's webs touched the decoy hole, ..."

7. The Wild Flowers by Charles Bradford (1901)
"... I once saw a man kill a sheldrake with a twenty-two rifle ball, firing just as the bird's webs touched the decoy hole, and the shot put the ball clean ..."

8. The Boy Scouts' Year Book by Boy Scouts of America (1921)
"WALLIE WALDO had a dandy "twenty-two" rifle given him as a birthday present and he had grown tired of shooting at a target in the back yard. ..."

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