Definition of Bird shot
1. Noun. Small lead shot for shotgun shells.
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Literary usage of Bird shot
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Immediate care of the injured by Albert Sidney Morrow (1912)
"X-ray showing the effect of bird-shot. Stewart.) (Kindness of Dr. GD usually ceases spontaneously unless some large vessel is divided. ..."
2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1901)
"This was no ordinary bird, shot by an ordinary Sahib, ... This was the only bird shot that day. The men that had brought the news that ubara ..."
3. A Cyclopædic Dictionary of the Mang'anja Language Spoken in British Central by David Clement Ruffelle Scott (1892)
"... adv., DEAD, SLEEPING; of eyes half shut ; of a bird shot, to cease flapping, kn cl/oka moyo ; also vende. A-li-ku-miza, mono a-li brule, he is shutting ..."
4. The Principles of Practical Publicity; Being a Treatise on "the Art of by Truman Armstrong De Weese (1908)
"After rubbing this idea indelibly into the mind of the reader in the various ways that ingenuity may devise, let the advertiser toss in a few "bird-shot" at ..."
5. An Illustrated Treatise on the Art of Shooting: With Extracts from the Best by Charles. Lancaster (1906)
"... then we find that the actual velocity of impact of a going-away bird shot at when 25 yards away, becomes 610 ft. per second. This enables us to lay down ..."
6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"As compared with the value of the game bird shot, does not the bird killed for a ... The value of a bird shot for a specimen does not end with its death, ..."