cartridge-clip love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A light sheet-metal device for clasping several cartridges at the base and so arranged as to permit the quick insertion of all the cartridges into the magazine of a repeating firearm.

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Examples

  • On his way back to the main road, the Chief-Inspector checked the cartridge-clip of his revolver and made sure there was some tobacco in his pouch.

    Maigret at the Crossroads

  • The Spaniards taught us how to make olive oil lamps out of a condensed milk tin, a cartridge-clip, and a bit of rag.

    Homage to Catalonia

  • He paused a few seconds to jack a fresh cartridge-clip into the automatic.

    Darkness and Dawn

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