wadcutter

noun

Definition of wadcutter

: a cylindrical bullet having a flat top instead of a pointed or rounded nose or a truncated version of one of the latter

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wad entry 2 + cutter

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“Wadcutter.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wadcutter. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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