Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A magazine-fed breechloading bolt-action .30-caliber rifle used by the U.S. Army especially in World War I.

Etymologies

After Springfield , Massachusetts.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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