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Shrapnel

Shrap´nel
a.1.Applied as an appellation to a kind of shell invented by Gen. H. Shrapnel of the British army.
Shrapnel shell
(Gunnery) a projectile for a cannon, consisting of a shell filled with bullets and a small bursting charge to scatter them at any given point while in flight. See the Note under Case shot.
Noun1.shrapnel - shell containing lead pellets that explodes in flight
ball, bar shot, bird shot, buckshot, 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, shell, shot, slug, split shot
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