slung shot

slung shot

noun
a weight, as a stone or a piece of metal, fastened to a short strap, chain, or the like, and used as a weapon.

Origin:
1835–45, Americanism

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slung shot
 
n
a weight attached to the end of a cord and used as a weapon

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