shotgun shell

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Noun1.shotgun shell - a shell containing lead shotshotgun shell - a shell containing lead shot; used in shotguns
bird shot, buckshot, duck shot - small lead shot for shotgun shells
shell - ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
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A two-inch .410 shotgun shell will also fit the chambers.
Roar Ambition and TricorBraun also collaborated on an innovative package for 4 Gauge, a pre-workout formula supplement powder that launched in January 2017 in a rigid bottle that resembles a 4-gauge shotgun shell. Two promotional taglines that unite the shotgun-shell package with the product's muscle-building properties say, "Load Up Your Guns," and "When You Need More Ammo to Kill Those Weights!"
This model holds a case of 10 shotgun shell boxes, and their bigger model will double that.
THE Fine Gael Ard Fheis was evacuated yesterday after an empty shotgun shell was found on the stage.
Hand a world champion trapshooter a shotgun shell that only travels 800 fps and you will see him miss the target every time.
Dave no longer reloads, but he loves Federal paper shotgun shells (don't we all?), and as a hobby he collects old shotgun shell boxes.
I walked over to get a closer look and I'll be darned if that stupid dog didn't have a high-brass 12-gauge shotgun shell protruding from his butt.
Some pellets from the exploding shotgun shell hit Abalo in the head, Ajoc said.
Rather than follow a narrative or documentary trajectory, the work leaps from one synecdochical fragment to the next--a burning house, bloody footprints in the snow, a rusty jack-knife planted in a scarred wall, and a spent shotgun shell are just a few of the images in the book.
Delta flight was delayed in Milwaukee after a passenger found a live shotgun shell A Delta Air Lines flight from Milwaukee to Detroit was delayed on Wednesday Nov.
It's a gun cleaning kit designed to look like a giant shotgun shell.
The line includes a nylon shotgun shell pouch ($21), shooting glasses ($13) and electronic muffs ($37).