Origin of slung shot
Examples from the Web for slung shot
Men are locked up or fined if found with daggers or slung-shot upon their persons, but revolvers go free.Around The Tea-Table|T. De Witt Talmage
A Mr. Jansen had been stunned by a blow from a slung-shot, and his person and premises rifled by Australian thieves.Greater Britain|Charles Wentworth Dilke
One night I saw a man attacked by highwaymen and knocked down with a slung-shot, just across the street.Happiness as Found in Forethought Minus Fearthought|Horace Fletcher
He could not say, however, which drew the slung-shot or which threw the grenade.
The man was found behind his counter, having evidently been hit on the head by a slung-shot while reaching for a box of hosiery.Hand and Ring|Anna Katharine Green