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Main Entry: 1ri·fle
Inflected Form(s): ri·fled; ri·fling /-f(-)li/
Etymology: Middle English riflen "to steal or carry away by force," from early French rifler "to scrape off, plunder"; of Germanic origin 1: to search through fast and roughly especially in order to steal <rifled the coat pockets for loose change> 2: 1STEAL 2a - ri·fler /-f(-)lr/ noun