Terminology from the Age of Sail

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Search result for definition: shot
Shot: General term for all projectiles fired from a ship's guns: round-shot, grape-shot, canister-shot, chain-shot, bar-shot, star-shot, hollow-shot.
Shot-Rack: A wooden frame to hold shot, normally in multiple and easily accessible locations near the guns.

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