from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A kind of man-stopping bullet, designed to fragment inside the body and thus inflict a severed and painful wound; -- so named from Dumdum, in India, where bullets are manufactured for the Indian army.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See bullet, fever.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a soft-nosed small-arms bullet that expands when it hits a target and causes a gaping wound
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