Bullet

Bul"let

(), n. [F. boulet, dim. of boule ball. See Bull an edict, and cf. Boulet.] 1. A small ball.
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2. A missile, usually of lead, and round or elongated in form, to be discharged from a rifle, musket, pistol, or other small firearm.
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3. A cannon ball. [Obs.]
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A ship before Greenwich . . . shot off her ordnance, one piece being charged with a bullet of stone.
Stow.
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4. The fetlock of a horse. [See Illust. under Horse.]
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Bullet tree. See Bully tree. -- Bullet wood, the wood of the bullet tree.
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