Definition of Shotgun shell

1. Noun. A shell containing lead shot; used in shotguns.

Terms within: Bird Shot, Buckshot, Duck Shot
Generic synonyms: Shell

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shotgun Shell

shotgun approach
shotgun house
shotgun marriage
shotgun marriages
shotgun method
shotgun offense
shotgun pleading
shotgun pleadings
shotgun proteomics
shotgun sequencing
shotgun shack
shotgun shell (current term)
shotgun wedding
shotgun weddings

Literary usage of Shotgun shell

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1899)
"Did you ever try to shoot a smokeless shotgun shell that was not crimped? ... Should you load a shotgun shell with 3 drams of smokeless rifle powder, wad, ..."

2. Federal Firearms Regulations by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"... and intended to be fired from the shoulder and designed or redesigned and made or remade to use the energy of the explosive in a fixed shotgun shell to ..."

3. State Laws and Ordinances on Firearms by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"(B) A firearm which has an overall length.of less than 26 inches and which is designed or redesigned to fire a fixed shotgun shell. (C) Any weapon made from ..."

4. Dangerous Weapons Control Law 1991 (1993)
"(D) Any device which may be readily restored to fire a fixed shotgun shell which, when so restored, is a device defined in subparagraphs (A) to (C), ..."

5. Commerce in Firearms in the U.Sedited by Bradley A. Buckles edited by Bradley A. Buckles (2000)
"(e) SHOTGUN - A firearm designed and intended to be fired from the shoulder and using a fixed shotgun shell to fire through a smooth bore. ..."

6. The Tiger's Child by John Neu (2006)
"One bulging eye stared at them. "God in heaven," Harry whispered. Will telt the brass edge of the shotgun shell cut into his palm as ..."

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