In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- They found a .22 calibre carbine and a powerful air rifle were not in the armoury where they should have been stored.
- He said he fired the air rifle because he was ‘extremely frightened’ for himself and his wife.
- After losing some money to robbers and conmen, Edwards bought an air rifle and air pistol to ‘protect himself’.
- A scope is almost mandatory for an air rifle, and airgun scopes can have great profit margins.
- In an air rifle the projectile is supposedly driven down the rifling of the barrel by a source of gas other than that provided by a fast burning mixture.
- A BOY, aged 14, was shot in the back with an air rifle as a gunman fired randomly from an upper-floor flat in York.
- But he stressed that, by their unanimous verdict, the jury had decided he should not have fired the air rifle.
- There were also allegations that an air rifle had been fired during chaotic scenes.
- This week, police were called after an air rifle pellet was fired at a classroom window while youngsters were having lessons.
- Months of suffering at children's hands drove a young householder to fire an air rifle into a street of youngsters, York magistrates heard.
- He had entered through the shrubbery and had shot an air rifle at the bungalow, Mr. B. returning the fire.
- Vandals have fired an air rifle at the windows of a pre-school.
- The pellet fired from an air rifle lodged just centimetres from Lee's eye socket.
- A local man had to have an operation to remove a pellet, which police believe might have been fired from an air rifle.
- Reports of an air rifle pellet being fired at school.
- A 35-YEAR-OLD man who fired an air rifle after police were called in has been jailed for 18 months.
- The four day meet will have various air rifle and air pistol events in both men's and women's sections.
- A MAN who killed a friend in his flat when he fired a powerful air rifle at him, not realising it was loaded, has been convicted of his manslaughter.
- A woman on disability benefits narrowly missed being hurt by a youth firing an air rifle.
- Pellet selection ultimately comes down to which pellet is most accurate in your air rifle.
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