butt of his rifle

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  • Andrew sat with the butt of his rifle ground into his forehead. Cited from Way of the Lawless, by Max Brand
  • He shouted, beat upon the door with the butt of his rifle and broke in the windows. Cited from The Honor of the Big Snows, by J. O. Curwood
  • I suggested, and he dropped the butt of his rifle on the ground to consider the proposition. Cited from The Lion of Petra, by Talbot Mundy
  • An Army officer uses the butt of his rifle to strike Guy in the face.
  • Gifford attempts to beat him to death with the butt of his rifle.
  • Instantly he straightened up, and as he did so the butt of his rifle knocked against the door. Cited from Army Boys in the French Trenches, by Homer Randall
  • He got more than six of them with his bayonet and the butt of his rifle, when he got a bullet through the head.
  • An English soldier held up the butt of his rifle and tapped it in a peculiar way. Cited from Deeds that Won the Empire, by W. H. Fitchett
  • Relieved, he rested the butt of his rifle on the ground. Cited from The Underdogs, by Mariano Azuela
  • If he is satisfied he brings his right hand smartly across the butt of his rifle, and by that masonic sign you know that you will do. Cited from Leaves from a Field Note-Book, by J. H. Morgan
  • All at once, his eyes rested on the butt of his rifle, which jutted above the rim of the car. Cited from Five Weeks in a Balloon, by Jules Verne
  • "Goodness me!" gasped the other, and dropped the butt of his rifle to the ground. Cited from Ruth Fielding on Cliff Island, by Alice Emerson
  • He was lying on his face when a German soldier turned him over brutally with his gun and hit him three times on the head with the butt of his rifle. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, March 1915
  • The butt of his rifle thundered again on the wood. Cited from Jimgrim and Allah's Peace, by Talbot Mundy
  • He had laughed, it seemed, at something which struck him as being funny, and the guard had beaten him over the head with the butt of his rifle. Cited from Three Times and Out, by Nellie L. McClung
  • He came on until he topped the boulder, standing fully revealed upon its flattish top, the butt of his rifle resting on his boot. Cited from The Everlasting Whisper, by Jackson Gregory
  • The sentry was pounding on a door opposite with the butt of his rifle. Cited from The Sisters-In-Law, by Gertrude Atherton
  • Then Lancey stopped, let the butt of his rifle drop, leaned against the corner of a burning house, and drew his left hand across his brow. Cited from In the Track of the Troops, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • He had killed with the butt of his rifle a hissing and coiled snake. Cited from The Long Roll, by Mary Johnston
  • Don't ask the pointed question, gentle reader, for the soldiers felt as if they could turn and brain every Federal soldier in the army with the butt of his rifle. Cited from History of Kershaw's Brigade, by D. Augustus Dickert
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