hand load

handload

[v. hand-lohd; n. hand-lohd]
verb (used with object)
1.
to load (cartridges or other ammunition) by hand.
verb (used without object)
2.
to load ammunition by hand.
noun
3.
a cartridge or other ammunition designed to be loaded by hand.

Origin:
hand + load

handloader, noun
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