What does the word grapeshot mean?

Usage examples for grapeshot

  1. Grady's case Grapeshot, The Gray, James v. – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  2. If he'd given those rascals a whiff of grapeshot, when the mob tried to storm Versailles in 1790, there'd have been no French Revolution. – He Walked Around the Horses by Henry Beam Piper
  3. The said Nikola then exclaimed, 'Curse the bloodthirsty hounds, ' and fired the grapeshot into the boat. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer