birdshot


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bird·shot

 (bûrd′shŏt′)
n.
Small lead shot for shotgun shells.

birdshot

(ˈbɜːdˌʃɒt)
n
(Hunting) small pellets designed for shooting birds
Translations

birdshot

[ˈbɜːdʃɔt] Nperdigones mpl

birdshot

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Their squirrel and deer rifles had missed him, but his back had been peppered with birdshot in a score of places, the leaden pellets penetrating maddeningly in a score of places just under the skin.
Even youths had risen up and peppered his back with birdshot, and beef cattle had trod him underfoot and smashed his rifle.
John has even conquered the world of Netflix as the only Filipino actor with three films, 'Heneral Luna,' 'Metro Manila' and 'Birdshot,' featured on the biggest streaming app.
Daisy figured that out, too, and at some point began selling birdshot as Targeteer ammo.
[U.S.A.], September 27 (ANI): 'Birdshot' will be the Philippines' official entry to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 2018 Academy Awards.
The suspect, Ziyed Ben Belgacem, stopped at a bar in the early hours of Saturday morning, about four hours before he first fired birdshot at traffic police.
Both Birdshot retinochoroiditis and astrocytoma are rare conditions requiring different treatments.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Monday police and troops would use chilli-based shells instead of ones filled with birdshot to quell the unrest after hundreds of civilians sustained serious eye injuries in the clashes.
He advised using a shotgun loaded with double-ought buckshot, not birdshot, because birdshot will most likely not incapacitate an intruder.
CAIRO - Egypt's forensic authority spokesman Hisham Abdel Hamid said Tuesday he had been sacked after an interview in which he said a protester died of birdshot wounds because she was too thin.
The public prosecutor said in a statement she was killed by an officer who fired birdshot to try to disperse the protest.