Definition of buckshot in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbʌkʃɒt/


[mass noun]
Coarse lead shot used in shotgun shells.
Example sentences
  • Each ISP car of the period carried a 12 gauge pump shotgun, loaded with buckshot and with slugs provided for backup.
  • A happy advantage of the .36 is that 000 buckshot makes a fine projectile and may be bought cheaply in 500 count boxes.
  • But it is the advertiser who wants to fire well targeted bullets, not buckshot, that would be the most excited.

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