Shot garland

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Shot garland (Naut) a wooden frame to contain shot, secured to the coamings and ledges round the hatchways of a ship.
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Usage

In literature:

David of Doncaster shot first and landed safely through the rose garland.
"Robin Hood" by J. Walker McSpadden
The shot missed Worth, but very severely wounded Colonel Garland.
"Company 'A', corps of engineers, U.S.A., 1846-'48, in the Mexican war" by Gustavus Woodson Smith
Captain Garland shot his plane upward a few hundred feet.
"Astounding Stories, August, 1931" by Various
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In news:

Last Christmas Eve, Christopher Andreas allegedly shot Christopher Garland.
FIFTEEN MILES EAST OF DALLAS, wedged between Mesquite and Garland, the cheerfully named town of Sunnyvale has been swept up in a Who Shot J.R.—style mystery since March 1, when former mayor Charles Mayhew, Sr.
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