scatter shot


noun

shot prepared for a weapon having a rifled bore or barrel.

Nearby words

  1. scatt,
  2. scatter,
  3. scatter diagram,
  4. scatter pin,
  5. scatter rug,
  6. scatter-gun,
  7. scatteration,
  8. scatterbrain,
  9. scatterbrained,
  10. scattered

Origin of scatter shot

First recorded in 1960–65

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