from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See bullet, fever.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • (Mil.) A kind of man-stopping bullet, designed to fragment inside the body and thus inflict a severed and painful wound; -- so named from Dumdum, in India, where bullets are manufactured for the Indian army.

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

  • noun a soft-nosed small-arms bullet that expands when it hits a target and causes a gaping wound


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