a large size of lead shot used in shotgun shells for hunting game, as pheasants or ducks.
Historical Examples

Two Years in Oregon Wallis Nash
With Trapper Jim in the North Woods Lawrence J. Leslie
The Book of the Bush George Dunderdale
Harper’s Young People, July 20, 1880 Various
The Life of Francis Marion William Gilmore Simms
The End of Time Wallace West
The Forest Stewart Edward White
The Boy Settlers Noah Brooks
In Search of a Siberian Klondike Homer B. Hulbert
The Land of the Long Night Paul du Chaillu

lead shot of large size used in shotgun shells, esp for hunting game


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