What does the word shrapnel mean?

Usage examples for shrapnel

  1. The shrapnel bullets came singing along with a 'Tue! – The Soul of the War by Philip Gibbs
  2. She's about the color of a shrapnel- burst.... – Dearest by Henry Beam Piper
  3. You'll see the little billows of white rolling over the hills- that's shrapnel. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
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