duck shot

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: shot - small lead shot for shotgun shellsduck shot - small lead shot for shotgun shells  
pellet, shot - a solid missile discharged from a firearm; "the shot buzzed past his ear"
shotgun shell - a shell containing lead shot; used in shotguns
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There's no way a duck shot in the head, neck and chest under 30 yards is not going down.
Now you have a reference point of how many inches at the muzzle to lead most any duck shot you are going to see: 1-inch for a quartering bird, 2 to 3 inches for a deep quartering bird, 3 to 4 inches for a full crossing bird.
Fly, a black Labrador, jumped into the North Sea last week to retrieve a duck shot by owner Matthew Will.