a cluster of small cast-iron balls formerly used as a charge for a cannon.
ammunition for cannons consisting of a canvas tube containing a cluster of small iron or lead balls that scatter after firing
also grape-shot, 1747, from grape + shot (n.). So called for its appearance. The whiff of grapeshot popularized in English from 1837, from Carlyle’s history of the French Revolution (in which it was a chapter title).
noun 1. a post used in vineyards to support wires along which grapevines are trained.
noun 1. . noun 1. another name for dextrose
- Grape tomato
noun a type of grape-shaped red tomato about 1/2-3/4-inches long Examples Grape tomatoes have high sugar content and are great in salads. Usage Note cooking
[greyp-vahyn] /ˈgreɪpˌvaɪn/ noun 1. a that bears . 2. Also called grapevine telegraph. a person-to-person method of spreading rumors, gossip, information, etc., by informal or unofficial conversation, letter writing, or the like. 3. a private or secret source of information. [greyp-vahyn] /ˈgreɪpˌvaɪn/ noun 1. a town in N Texas. /ˈɡreɪpˌvaɪn/ noun 1. any of several […]