"shrapnel" Definition

  1. a. Applied as an appellation to a kind of shell invented by Gen. H. Shrapnel of the British army.
  2. n. A shrapnel shell; shrapnel shells, collectively.

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Position in dictionary: 90359 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., n.,
Words that start with "shrapnel": 1
Words that end with "shrapnel": 1
Words that contain "shrapnel": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of shrapnel

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