Definition of Ross rifle in English:

Ross rifle

noun

historical
  • A type of straight-draw, bolt-action rifle used principally by the Canadian Army, especially in the First World War (1914–18).

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Times. From the name of Sir Charles H. A. F. L. Ross, Scottish-born engineer and soldier + rifle.

Pronunciation

Ross rifle

/ˌrɒs ˈrʌɪfl/