The Zaporozhtzi attacked the wall fiercely, but were met with a shower of grapeshot.
"Taras Bulba and Other Tales" by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Good is grapeshot, Messeigneurs, on one condition: that the shooter also were made of metal!
"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle
Lieutenant Aitcheson of the Artillery plied the foe with a withering fire of grapeshot.
"Six Months at the Cape" by R.M. Ballantyne
Neither balls nor grapeshot: everything has its end!
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No. 6, December 1864" by Various
Then the Green House struck the door like a salvo of grapeshot.
"The Varmint" by Owen Johnson
The ammunition wagons carrying the powder and the balls and the grapeshot are drawn up between them.
"The Keepers of the Trail" by Joseph A. Altsheler
The tricolour flag is riddled with grapeshot and General Michel has fallen.
"The Bronze Eagle" by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
That kind of grapeshot which is secured in tiers by parallel iron discs.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Then he ordered out the artillery and had them fire grapeshot into the square.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
And every French child knows how he led the charge through the grapeshot, on foot, with his hat at the end of his sword.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton