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 Meanings and Examples of PELLET
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pellet
 n.  bullet or piece of small shot
Classic Sentence:
1  Even Napoleon, who was directing operations from the rear, had the tip of his tail chipped by a pellet.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
2  As I turned back, my eye caught the pellet of paper which the prisoner had tossed upon the table.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
3  This small pellet is, I presume, the black, doughy mass you spoke of.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS
4  This little pellet falls in the yard.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—EMBRYONIC FORMATION OF CRIMES IN THE INCUBATIO...
5  The pellets buried themselves in the wall of the barn and the meeting broke up hurriedly.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter I
6  The pellets scored bloody streaks along Snowball's back, and a sheep dropped dead.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IV
7  The animals could not face the terrible explosions and the stinging pellets, and in spite of the efforts of Napoleon and Boxer to rally them, they were soon driven back.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
8  This time they did not heed the cruel pellets that swept over them like hail.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
9  His knees were bleeding, he had lost a shoe and split his hoof, and a dozen pellets had lodged themselves in his hind leg.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
10  The pellets under the skin of Boxer's leg smarted painfully.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
11  But butterflies she never saw, mice were only black pellets in kitchen drawers; moths she bundled in her hands and put out of the window.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 7
12  THE cars came scudding in towards Dublin, running evenly like pellets in the groove of the Naas Road.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In AFTER THE RACE
Example Sentence:
1  The Socialist leader pledged to do all in his power to stamp out unrest two straight days of disturbances in which after 17 police were injured, some by shotgun pellets.
2  They said they were peppered with shotgun pellets as they walked in the forest.