Definition of Riflers

1. Noun. (plural of rifler) ¹



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Definition of Riflers

1. rifler [n] - See also: rifler

Lexicographical Neighbors of Riflers

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

Literary usage of Riflers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Last of the Barons by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton (1877)
"A cry was heard—" See, the riflers of the dead !" Armed men bounded forward, and the startled wretches uttered a shrill unearthly scream, and fled from the ..."

2. Rob Roy by Walter Scott, David Henry Montgomery (1894)
"Hood and bells: falcons or hawks, used to catch game, have small bells attached to their feet, and wear hoods when not hunting. Kites and riflers : inferior ..."

3. The Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria by George Dennis (1848)
"242) sup- case it is the neatest and most decidedly poses these to have been the work of artificial passage that cuts through the former riflers. ..."

4. A Documentary History of Chelsea: Including the Boston Precincts of by Mellen Chamberlain, Jenny Chamberlain Watts, William Richard Cutter, Massachusetts Historical Society (1908)
"... all our lines were mann'd — & we riflers were left at full liberty to range at large & take what ground we pleased — Col Thompson therefore posted us in ..."

5. A Documentary History of Chelsea: Including the Boston Precincts of by Mellen Chamberlain, Jenny Chamberlain Watts, William Richard Cutter, Massachusetts Historical Society (1908)
"... all our lines were mann'd — ft we riflers were left at full liberty to range at large & take what ground we pleased — Col Thompson therefore posted us ..."

6. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1895)
"... -riflers in recent times has been the leavings of earlier riflers; and ruined walls at pavement level, and the most broken of debris, have constituted ..."

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