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The word "rifle" uses 5 letters: efilr.

v. t. - To seize and bear away by force; to snatch away; to carry off. 2

v. t. - To strip; to rob; to pillage. 2

v. t. - To raffle. 2

v. i. - To raffle. 2

v. i. - To commit robbery. 2

n. - A gun, the inside of whose barrel is grooved with spiral channels, thus giving the ball a rotary motion and insuring greater accuracy of fire. As a military firearm it has superseded the musket. 2

n. - A body of soldiers armed with rifles. 2

n. - A strip of wood covered with emery or a similar material, used for sharpening scythes. 2

v. t. - To grove; to channel; especially, to groove internally with spiral channels; as, to rifle a gun barrel or a cannon. 2

v. t. - To whet with a rifle. See Rifle, n., 3. 2

Direct anagrams of rifle:

filer flier lifer

Words formed by adding one letter before or after rifle (in bold), or to efilr in any order:

a - ferial e - ferlie liefer refile relief s - filers fliers lifers rifles l - filler refill m - filmer refilm t - filter lifter trifle u - ireful p - pilfer y - rifely f - riffle d - rifled r - rifler

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