Repeating firearm

Definition of Repeating firearm

a firearm that may be discharged many times in quick succession
A form of firearm so constructed that by the action of the mechanism the charges are successively introduced from a chamber containing them into the breech of the barrel, and fired.
A form in which the charges are held in, and discharged from, a revolving chamber at the breech of the barrel. See Revolver, and Magazine gun, under Magazine.

See also: Repeating Repeating Repeating

Related Words

firearm, Mauser, piece, repeater, small-arm
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