Definition of birdshot in English:


Syllabification: bird·shot
Pronunciation: /ˈbərdˌSHät


  • The smallest size of shot for shotguns.
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    • The possible confusion is that No.4 buckshot and No.4 birdshot differ considerably in size.
    • Police have used rubber bullets and birdshot against strikers.
    • In shotgun ammo, stock standard birdshot in 12 gauge.

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