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lev'er ac"tion




a rifle action in which the extracting and ejecting of the shell case and the recocking of the weapon are accomplished by a hand-operated lever arm in front of the trigger housing.

lev•er-ac•tion



Pronunciation: (lev'ur-ak"shun, lē'vur-), [key]
adj.
(of a rifle) having a lever action.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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