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birdshot

Syllabification: bird·shot
Pronunciation: /ˈbərdSHät
 
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Definition of birdshot in English:

noun

The smallest size of shot for shotguns.
Example sentences
  • 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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