from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A large lead shot for shotgun shells, used especially in hunting big game.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. lead shot used in shotgun cartridges

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A coarse leaden shot, larger than swan shot, used in hunting deer and large game.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large size of shot, so named from its use in killing deer.
  • n. A lava of granulated structure, occurring in Australia, embedded in sandy alluvium.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small lead shot for shotgun shells


From buck +‎ shot. (Wiktionary)



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