Lever-action



[lev-er-ak-shuh n, lee-ver-] /ˈlɛv ərˌæk ʃən, ˈli vər-/

adjective
1.
(of a rifle) having a lever action.
noun
1.
a rifle action in which the extracting and ejecting of the shell case and the recocking of the weapon are accomplished by a hand-operated lever arm in front of the trigger housing.

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