Definition of dust shot in English:

dust shot


  • [mass noun] The smallest size of gunshot.

    • ‘But with close shots on small vermin, misses and/or pass-throughs with dust shot cause less damage/injury than a pell.’
    • ‘He obtained a 12-gauge shotgun with plenty of shells and ‘dust shot,’ and began preparing bird study skins for his teaching collection.’
    • ‘I shot one or two with dust shot, without their being utterly damaged.’