Definition of Bird shot

1. Noun. Small lead shot for shotgun shells.

Exact synonyms: Buckshot, Duck Shot
Generic synonyms: Pellet, Shot
Group relationships: Shotgun Shell

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bird Shot

bird genus
bird in the bosom
bird in the hand
bird louse
bird of Jove
bird of Juno
bird of Minerva
bird of night
bird of one's own brain
bird of prey
bird pepper
bird sanctuary
bird shot (current term)
bird shot retinochoroiditis
bird song
bird strike
bird strikes
bird table
bird tables
bird unit
bird vetch
bird watcher
bird watchers
bird watching

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, ..."

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