Slung shot
Slung Slung, imp. & p. p. of {Sling}. [1913 Webster]

{Slung shot}, a metal ball of small size, with a string attached, used by ruffians for striking. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • slung shot — ☆ slung shot n. a small, heavy weight attached to a strap or thong, used like a blackjack …   English World dictionary

  • slung shot — a weight, as a stone or a piece of metal, fastened to a short strap, chain, or the like, and used as a weapon. [1835 45, Amer.] * * * slung shot noun A weight attached to a cord, used as a weapon • • • Main Entry: ↑slung * * * slung shot, a piece …   Useful english dictionary

  • slung shot — a weight, as a stone or a piece of metal, fastened to a short strap, chain, or the like, and used as a weapon. [1835 45, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • slung shot — noun a hard object, such as a metal ball, attached by a strap or thong to the wrist and used as a weapon …   English new terms dictionary

  • slung-shot — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Slung — Slung, imp. & p. p. of {Sling}. [1913 Webster] {Slung shot}, a metal ball of small size, with a string attached, used by ruffians for striking. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slung — slung·shot; slung; …   English syllables

  • shot — blood·shot; blood·shot·ten; hip·shot; kho·shot; kirk·shot; para·shot; shot; shot·less; shot·man; shot·ted; shot·ten; shot·ty; slung·shot; snap·shot·ter; un·shot; bull·shot; shot·crete; camp·shot; church·shot; …   English syllables

  • slungshot — slung·shot …   English syllables

  • slungshot — slung•shot [[t]ˈslʌŋˌʃɒt[/t]] n. mil a weapon consisting of a short strap or chain to which a stone or other weight is fastened • Etymology: 1835–45, amer …   From formal English to slang

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