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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbirdshotbird‧shot /ˈbɜːdʃɒt $ ˈbɜːrdʃɑːt/ noun [uncountable]  a type of very small bullet that is fired in large numbers The crowd was dispersed by police using tear gas and birdshot.
Examples from the Corpus
birdshotHe hates eating duck full of birdshot.Those who did were swiftly cut down, peppered with birdshot, as they raised their guns to fire.
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