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grapeshot (n.)

also grape-shot, 1747, from grape + shot (n.). So called for its appearance. Originally simply grape (1680s), a collective singular. The whiff of grapeshot was popularized in English from 1837, from Carlyle's history of the French Revolution (in which it was a chapter title).

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Definitions of grapeshot from WordNet

grapeshot (n.)
a cluster of small projectiles fired together from a cannon to produce a hail of shot;
Synonyms: grape
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