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 for case shot
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Case shot \Case" shot`\ (Mil.)
     A collection of small projectiles, inclosed in a case or
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: In the United States a case shot is a thin spherical or
           oblong cast-iron shell containing musket balls and a
           bursting charge, with a time fuse; -- called in Europe
           shrapnel. In Europe the term case shot is applied to
           what in the United States is called canister.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  case shot
      n 1: a metallic cylinder packed with shot and used as ammunition
           in a firearm [syn: case shot, canister, canister

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