buckshot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n buckshot small lead shot for shotgun shells
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Buckshot A coarse leaden shot, larger than swan shot, used in hunting deer and large game.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n buckshot A large size of shot, so named from its use in killing deer.
    • n buckshot A lava of granulated structure, occurring in Australia, embedded in sandy alluvium.
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Usage

In literature:

Remember I've got a couple with buckshot loaded in the barrels right now.
"Chums of the Camp Fire" by Lawrence J. Leslie
One day a big Indian came in when I was alone and asked for buckshot.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
They're loaded, the pair of 'em, with buckshot.
"Two Sides of the Face" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Some one had flung open the kitchen door and fired a charge of buckshot out into the night.
"The La Chance Mine Mystery" by Susan Carleton Jones
With an oath Tansey flung up his gun and drove a charge of buckshot crashing through the front door.
"A Young Man in a Hurry" by Robert W. Chambers
The bull was too distant for either bullet or buckshot.
"The Plant Hunters" by Mayne Reid
Dan had loaded the fowling-pieces with buckshot.
"Watch and Wait" by Oliver Optic
He thought it really was buckshot.
"Inside John Barth" by William W. Stuart
But when he offered her the powder-horn and a little bag of buckshot, she hesitated.
"The Backwoodsmen" by Charles G. D. Roberts
But as he did so, he raised his musket and sent a load of buckshot after the fleeting brave.
"The Biography of a Prairie Girl" by Eleanor Gates
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In poetry:

My native city rose from sea,
Its littered frontiers wet and dark.
Time came too soon to disembark
And rain like buckshot sprayed my head.
My dreams, I thought, lacked dignity.
So I got drunk and went to bed.
"Gone Away" by Dominic Frank Moraes

In news:

Dee Strickland Johnson, also known as "Buckshot Dot," tells a tale about Arizona before statehood during Arizona's Best Fest.
Trumpeter swan found with buckshot wounds.
A female trumpeter swan was expected to survive after being found with buckshot wounds outside the Silver Lake-area Fred Meyer store Thursday morning.
'Buckshot,' buddies brighten the links.
'Buckshot Dot' tells how Arizona got its start as a state.
Bouncer Investigates the Afterlife at Buckshot.
Dee Strickland Johnson, also known as " Buckshot Dot," tells a tale about Arizona before statehood during Arizona's Best Fest.
Bouncer Investigates the Afterlife at Buckshot .
A little logical thinking has gone a long way with Buckshot .
A Sterling man jogging on the Rail Trail in Holden was slightly injured by buckshot , probably from a hunting gun, on Wednesday, Dec 1.
There's no silver bullet, only silver buckshot .
Buckshot Restaurant, Bar, and Gameroom.
Buckshot Restaurant, Bar, and Gameroom .
But plenty of silver buckshot.
Necropsies performed Monday show that at least one was killed by buckshot and the others may have been trapped, a Lehigh County Humane Society official said.
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