Winchester

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Etymology[edit]

From the Old English Wintanceastre.

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Winchester

  1. The county town of Hampshire, England; or any of the towns named after it.
  2. A habitational surname​.

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Noun[edit]

Winchester (plural Winchesters)

  1. A Winchester rifle, typically a lever-action repeater.
    • 2008, James M. Smallwood, The Feud That Wasn't (page 167)
      Almost simultaneously Jim Taylor and Kit Hunter shot at each other with Winchesters.
  2. A bottle holding a Winchester quart.
  3. (computing, dated) A hard disk.
    • 1984, PC Mag (volume 3, number 2, 7 February 1984, page 234)
      And besides, Winchesters of the nonremovable sort work fine—why bother complicating things with cartridges []