Free-bored

What is Free-bored?

Free-bored definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
adjective
(of a rifle) having a bore that is not rifled within a short distance of the breech, so that a fired cartridge travels about 1/2 inch (1.3 cm) before being engaged by the lands, thus reducing initial high pressures.

 

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