American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A large lead shot for shotgun shells, used especially in hunting big game.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large size of shot, so named from its use in killing deer.
- n. A lava of granulated structure, occurring in Australia, embedded in sandy alluvium.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A coarse leaden shot, larger than swan shot, used in hunting deer and large game.
- n. small lead shot for shotgun shells
- From buck + shot. (Wiktionary)
“That is what they call buckshot -- called buckshot, because, oftentimes, it's used to shoot bucks.”
“Is mooseyak going to whine that buckshot is unfair and sneak attacks her like she does to anyone outside her circle?”
“First of all, let it be known that buckshot is a short range load.”
“I think buckshot is very inhumane and should not be used for hunting.”
“Most people that don't like buckshot is becaused they have never patterned their shotgun.”
“In the thickets and close range like mentioned before buckshot is effective and does the job.”
“Yes | No | Report from gman3186 wrote 26 weeks 9 hours ago buckshot is legal here to harvest deer with in fact on some public proprty that is all you can use we are not allowed to use a rifles for hunting. where i hunt i could use slugs but like i have said before they run dogs here so slugs it out of the question”
“The buckshot is incase I see some rather large item that I can't get on the fly with the slug.”
“I deleive the best thing buckshot is for is home defense or coyote hunting.”
“Yes | No | Report from kevman wrote 9 weeks 18 hours ago actually 2 3/4 #3 buckshot is devestating on deer at close to mid range (20-50 Yrds) i have a cheap single shot 20 gauge and 2 weeks ago i killed a 120lb doe with one shot to the neck put 16 pellets throught the neck at25 yrds.”
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