buckshot(redirected from buckshots)
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Large lead shot for shotgun shells, used especially in hunting big game.
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) lead shot of large size used in shotgun shells, esp for hunting game
[C15 (original sense: the distance at which a buck can be shot)]
a large size of lead shot used in shotgun shells for hunting pheasants, ducks, etc.