Gewehr

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gewer, from Old High German giwerida. Cognate with German wehren. See also Dutch geweer.[1]

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Gewehr n (genitive Gewehrs or Gewehres, plural Gewehre)

  1. rifle

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  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989), Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, ISBN 3-11-006800-1