dust shot

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noun

the smallest size of shot for use in a shotgun.

Nearby words

  1. dust mite,
  2. dust mop,
  3. dust mouse,
  4. dust off,
  5. dust ruffle,
  6. dust storm,
  7. dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return,
  8. dust well,
  9. dust whirl,
  10. dust-bath

Origin of dust shot

First recorded in 1790–1800

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dust shot

noun

the smallest size of shot for a shotgun
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