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Hard heavy objects launched by cannons and mortars.
Spherical projectile filled with gunpowder and grapeshot that exploded on impact.
Solid spherical projectile that was loaded into cannons; they were first made of stone, then of cast iron from the 16th century.
Projectile composed of lead or iron balls that dispersed on exiting the cannon.
Projectile made up of solid shot at opposite ends of a steel bar or a chain; it was used to destroy a ship’s masting.