American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A .30-caliber, gas-operated semiautomatic rifle capable of firing eight rounds before reloading, used by U.S. forces during World War II and the Korean War. Also called Garand.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A semiautomatic rifle which was standard issue to infantrymen in the United States Army in the mid-20th century.
- M, military classification. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Soldiers in Vietnam carried either the M-14 or M-16, but not the M-1, veterans say.”
“In the Air Force News interview, Spohn said he was carrying an M-1 Garand rifle when his squad was ambushed.”
“I can't figure out why the M-1 and M-14 never captured the hunting population's fancy, especially since they both used viable hunting rounds.”
“M-1 and M-14, I can understand the M-1, as it cannot be "topped off" or even reloaded unless it's empty, but the M-14 would be a great Hunting Rifle, I just wish semi's were legal in PA.”
“My experience with the M-1 was from other people's firearms, but I was impressed with the accuracy.”
“Other than that I'm really proud of my vintage M-1 garand.”
“ZerI carried a M-1 .30 carbine as a jeep rifle in SE Asia.”
“Changing the M-1 Garand to the M-14 then compounding the error with a POS called and AR 15/M16.”
“Sorry Kenny … a M-1 Abrahms tank would pwn this and this.”
“Oh yeah, the waiting period legislation has loopholes you can drive an M-1 Abrams through.”
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