The Correct spelling is: rifle
Common misspellings of the word rifle are:
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tr.v., -fled, -fling, -fles.
- A firearm with a rifled bore, designed to be fired from the shoulder.
- An artillery piece or naval gun with such spiral grooves.
- rifles Troops armed with rifles.
To cut spiral grooves within (a gun barrel, for example).
[From rifle, to cut spiral grooves in, from French rifler, from Old French, to plunder, scratch. See rifle2.]