Von Hofe received his full share of the praise, for his bird-shot had contributed no little to the rout of the giant buffaloes.
And, the gun not being loaded, he promptly blew Sandy full of bird-shot.
It came in the night, with a howl of blast and a fusillade of sleet like bird-shot.
A load of bird-shot, a handful it seemed to Harry, flew about his ears.
His accurate eye drew an imaginary line of circumference around the area of danger from bird-shot, and upon this line lie rode.
But Snettishane was stately in spite of the bird-shot burning under his skin.
Particles of sleet rattled like bird-shot against his fusilage.
Down went the sixteen Indians as if the bird-shot had been fatal to all.
He bent to kiss the hand of Mrs. Carroll, and she held in it a shell filled with bird-shot.
From the sack in his father's closet—forbidden—he deliberately abstracted a handful of bird-shot.