Definition of Grapeshot

1. Noun. A cluster of small projectiles fired together from a cannon to produce a hail of shot.

Exact synonyms: Grape
Generic synonyms: Pellet, Shot



Definition of Grapeshot

1. n. A cluster, usually nine in number, of small iron balls, put together by means of cast-iron circular plates at top and bottom, with two rings, and a central connecting rod, in order to be used as a charge for a cannon. Formerly grapeshot were inclosed in canvas bags.

Definition of Grapeshot

1. Noun. A cluster, usually nine in number, of small iron balls, put together by means of cast-iron circular plates at top and bottom, with two rings, and a central connecting rod, in order to be used as a charge for a cannon. Formerly grapeshot were inclosed in canvas bags. ¹

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Definition of Grapeshot

1. [n GRAPESHOT]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grapeshot

graped
grapefruit
grapefruit juice
grapefruit peel
grapefruitlike
grapefruits
grapefruity
grapeless
grapelike
graperies
grapery
grapes
grapeseed
grapeseed oil
grapeseeds
grapeshot (current term)
grapeshots
grapeskin cyst
grapestone
grapestones
grapevine
grapevine family
grapevines
grapey
graph
graph-paper
graph-theoretic
graph-theoretical
graph-theoretically
graph antihole

Literary usage of Grapeshot

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1. Digest of the United States Supreme Court Reports. U.S. Vols. 1-206. L. Ed by Supreme Court, United States Supreme Court, United States (1908)
"312—The grapeshot (The Grape- shot v. Wallerstein) 9 Wall. 133, 19 L. ed. (¡53—Dooley т. ... 164, 14: 889 Cited in The grapeshot (The grapeshot v. ..."

2. The Control of American Foreign Relations by Quincy Wright (1922)
""Jecker v. Montgomery, 13 How. 498, but Congress may retroactively confer such jurisdiction on presidential courts. The grapeshot, 9 Wall. 129. ..."

3. Memoirs of Fouché by Joseph Fouché (1903)
"... appointed as the directors of a democratical republic of forty millions of souls; for the Rhine and the Alps 1 Napoleon's whiff of grapeshot (Carlyle), ..."

4. The Story of the American Soldier in War and Peace by Elbridge Streeter Brooks (1889)
"While the grapeshot flew thickest about him PACKEN HAM'S CHARGE AT THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS. he coolly loaded, served and fired the nine-pounder mounted on ..."

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