air rifle

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Synonyms for air rifle

a gun that propels a projectile by compressed air

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The court heard when police searched the flat in Lord Nelson House - which belonged to a friend of Wilcockson - they found a Hatsan .22 break-barrel air rifle in a gun bag in a cupboard, and two pellets on the floor.
Solicitor Graham Morrison said his client, who lives in Portlethen, typically used the air rifle to shoot rabbits and didn't want to put his gun away while it was loaded.
New Delhi: Apurvi Chandela won the first gold for India at the ISSF World Cup by finishing on top of the women's 10 metre Air Rifle category here on Saturday.
Wisconsin Air Rifle and Pistol Tournament March 30-31, 2019 Milwaukee, WI
Police are now appealing for anyone with information to come forward and warned offenders that using an air rifle in a public place is illegal.
Police were called to the Four Oaks Gate area of Sutton Park last Tuesday shortly after 9pm, after people said they had seen a "man with an air rifle".
It comprises Usman Chand (Skeet) Ghufran Adil (10M Air Rifle) Aamer Iqbal (Trap and Double Trap), Mohammad Farrukh Nadeem (Trap and Double Trap), and Mohammad Khalil Akhtar (25 M Rapid fire Pistol), Minhal Sohail (10 M Air Rifle) and Mehwish Farhan (10M Air Pistol).
Shrewsbury Elementary School in Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania locked down as a precautionary measure because the hunter was spotted on the premises with an air rifle. A joint statement from the police and school district explained in greater detail:
Since an air rifle like this will be most often compared to a .22 rimfire rifle, I decided to do a little rimfire versus air rifle comparison.
Big-bore air rifles (and hunting with them) are nothing new, a fact the Mandan Indians could attest to after seeing Meriwether Lewis's 22-shot .46 caliber Giradoni air rifle during Lewis and Clark's 1804 Voyage of Discovery.
Today at 5:30PM, India's golden boy Abhinav Bindra will take to the 10m Air Rifle shooting qualifier in hopes of bringing back his glory days from Beijing 2008.
A GUNMAN has been branded a "complete and utter idiot" after firing at a Coastguard vehicle with an air rifle.
The people who left an air rifle lying on waste ground probably didn't give much thought to what might happen if it was found by children.
A MERSEYSIDE dad was spared jail after admitting possession of a stun gun and an illegal air rifle which were found by police on a drugs raid.