Peabody action love

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  • n. An early form of breechloading firearm action, where the heavy breechblock tilted downwards across a bolt mounted in the rear of the breechblock, operated by a lever under the rifle.

Etymologies

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Named after the inventor, Henry O. Peabody from Boston, Massachusetts.

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