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Designating a form of machine-gun having between one and twelve barrels fixed in a rectangular frame, and operated by a lever on the right-hand side.
A gun of this type. Now rare.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Encyclopaedia Britannica. From the name of Thorsten Wilhelm Nordenfelt, the Swedish engineer who invented the gun.
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