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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Pellet \Pel"let\ (p[e^]l"l[e^]t), noun [F. pelote, LL. pelota, pilota, fr. L. pila a ball. Cf. {Platoon}.]

1. A little ball; as, a pellet of wax on paper.

2. A bullet; a ball for firearms. [Obs.] --Bacon.

As swift as a pellet out of a gun. --Chaucer.

{Pellet gun} a gun that fires small pellets, less than 3 mm diameter, usually made of metal.

{Pellet molding} (Arch.), a narrow band ornamented with smalt, flat disks. [1913 Webster +PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Pellet \Pel"let\, verb (used with an object) To form into small balls; to pelletize. [Obs.] --Shak. Pelletise

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: a small sphere

2: a solid missile discharged from a firearm; "the shot buzzed past his ear" [syn: {shot}, {pellet}]

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