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cast-iron balls

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cast-iron balls

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • The cast-iron balls fitting the bores of their respective guns, as distinguished from grape or other shot.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • At the beginning of the 1400's cast-iron balls had made an appearance.

  • In Western Europe cast-iron balls were found to be more effective than the larger balls of stone.

    Old and New Paris, v. 2 Henry Sutherland Edwards

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