Origin of case shot
Examples from the Web for case shot
The rude gaps torn by the shells and case-shot were closed as quickly as they were made.
Case-shot was formerly called “canister,” though the term now used occurs as early as 1625.
The Texans sprang into rank, we jumped to our guns, and sent a case-shot tearing down through the woods.From the Rapidan to Richmond and the Spottsylvania Campaign|William Meade Dame
Well steered; edge toward him, and when you fire bring your guns to bear right among his men with the case-shot.Life Aboard a British Privateer in the Time of Queen Anne|Robert C. Leslie
On being discharged the projectile delivered the bullets in a shower somewhat after the fashion of case-shot.