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shrapnel

shrapnel shell that bursts scattering bullets. XIX (S. shell). f. name of General Henry Shrapnel (1761–1842), who invented this shell during the Peninsular War.

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shrapnel

shrap·nel / ˈshrapnəl/ • n. fragments of a bomb, shell, or other object thrown out by an explosion.

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