Definition of Riflemen

1. Noun. (plural of rifleman) ¹



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Definition of Riflemen

1. rifleman [n] - See also: rifleman

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Riflemen

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

Literary usage of Riflemen

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1. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1860)
"riflemen ! riflemen ! riflemen, form ! Be not deaf to the sound that warns! ... riflemen, form ! Let your Reforms for a moment go, Look to your butts and ..."

2. The Leading Facts of New Mexican History by Ralph Emerson Twitchell (1917)
"... very disastrous floods in the Rio Grande, the channel be- riflemen, ... sixty miles from Cantonment Burgwin, detachment of "E" Mounted riflemen; ..."

3. The Military Laws of the United States: Relating to the Army, Volunteers by United States, John F. Callan (1868)
"That there shall he raised one regiment of mounted riflemen, to he composed and organized as follows, to wit: one colonel, one lieutenant-colonel, ..."

4. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1875)
"riflemen, Form ! It was a rifle that fired "the shot heard round the world. ... Volunteer riflemen made the republic possible — must keep it actual. ..."

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