Meaning of “grapeshot” in the English Dictionary

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"grapeshot" in British English

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grapeshotnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈɡreɪp.ʃɒt/ us /ˈɡreɪp.ʃɑːt/

a mass of small iron balls that were shot together from a cannon (= big gun) in the past

(Definition of “grapeshot” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)