Buckshot Buck"shot`, n. A coarse leaden shot, larger than swan shot, used in hunting deer and large game. [1913 Webster]

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  • buckshot — coarse kind of shot used for deer and other large game, 1776, from BUCK (Cf. buck) (n.) + shot …   Etymology dictionary

  • buckshot — ► NOUN ▪ coarse lead shot used in shotgun shells …   English terms dictionary

  • buckshot — ☆ buckshot [buk′shät΄ ] n. a large lead shot for shooting deer and other large game …   English World dictionary

  • Buckshot — Chartplatzierungen (vorläufig) Vorlage:Infobox Chartplatzierungen/Wartung/vorläufige Chartplatzierung Erklärung der Daten Alben[1] Survival Skills …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • buckshot — [[t]bʌ̱kʃɒt[/t]] N UNCOUNT Buckshot consists of pieces of lead fired from a gun when hunting animals …   English dictionary

  • buckshot — I. noun Date: 1775 lead shot that is from .24 to .33 inch (about 6.1 to 8.4 millimeters) in diameter II. adjective Date: 1941 scattershot …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • buckshot — /buk shot /, n. a large size of lead shot used in shotgun shells for hunting game, as pheasants or ducks. [1400 50; late ME; see BUCK1, SHOT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • buckshot — noun lead shot used in shotgun cartridges …   Wiktionary

  • buckshot — Synonyms and related words: ball, bar shot, bird shot, bullet, cannon shot, cannonball, case shot, crossbar shot, duck shot, dumdum bullet, expanding bullet, grape, grapeshot, langrel shot, manstopping bullet, pellet, rifle ball, round shot,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • buckshot — buck|shot [ˈbʌkʃɔt US ʃa:t] n [U] a lot of small metal balls that are fired together from a gun …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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