\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun (plural hailshot)
Etymology: Middle English hayle shotte
archaic : small shot that scatters like hail

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hailˈshot noun
Small shot that scatters like hail
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Main Entry:hail

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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