Definition of dust shot in English:

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dust shot

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[mass noun]
The smallest size of gunshot.
Example sentences
  • He obtained a 12-gauge shotgun with plenty of shells and ‘dust shot,’ and began preparing bird study skins for his teaching collection.
  • But with close shots on small vermin, misses and/or pass-throughs with dust shot cause less damage/injury than a pell.
  • I shot one or two with dust shot, without their being utterly damaged.

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