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slung shot

noun
1.
a weight, as a stone or a piece of metal, fastened to a short strap, chain, or the like, and used as a weapon.
Origin of slung shot
1835-1845
An Americanism dating back to 1835-45
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slung shot

noun
1.
a weight attached to the end of a cord and used as a weapon
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