crossbar shot


: a round shot with two projections so that it appears to have a bar running through its center
: an obsolete projectile that folds into a sphere for loading but that on leaving the gun opens into a cross with a quarter ball at the end of each arm

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“Crossbar shot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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