tear shell

noun

Definition of tear shell

: an artillery shell charged with tear gas

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History and Etymology for tear shell

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“Tear shell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tear%20shell. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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