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  • n. Plural form of dumdum.

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Examples

  • Since my father was a deputy sheriff he never had hollowpoints (dumdums in those days) in his pistols & I'm sure the bullets just zipped through.

    .40 S&W vs.

  • She must have noticed that I like to keep a little candy in my dresser drawer, because yesterday she stole a grocery bag of dumdums from my sister's room, laid it neatly at my feet and asked for a good cuddle.

    What's going on?

  • So I told her she was a very thoughtful cat and gave my sister's dumdums back.

    What's going on?

  • The heavy dumdums had done their job, and there was one more thing to do.

    30 Days Of Night

  • My guess is that they were shot with .45-caliber dumdums, probably from a grease gun.

    The Convict and Other Stories

  • COLTS NO LONGER 'DUMDUMS'We acted like we were playing against dumdums out there and that's not the case.

    By neutralizing RB Johnson, Colts answered their critics

  • "We acted like we were playing against dumdums out there and that's not the case," Johnson said.

    By neutralizing RB Johnson, Colts answered their critics

  • The press did not reported that dumdums were used in the attack until April 1, 1995, more than two days after the shooting.

    Police: Cultist in on plan to shoot top cop

  • Hollow-point bullets, or dumdums, are more deadly than regular bullets because they expand more than usual when they enter a body.

    Police: Cultist in on plan to shoot top cop

  • There was political resistance to use of dumdum bullets, and I had to explain that they were far less dangerous to the innocent than solid "ball" ammunition because dumdums expanded and stayed in the target individual, expending all their energy in knocking him down, rather than going through him to hit an innocent bystander.

    Will

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