Pel"let (?), n. [F. pelote, LL. pelota, pilota, fr. L. pila a ball. Cf. Platoon.]

1.

A little ball; as, a pellet of wax paper.

2.

A bullet; a ball for firearms.

[Obs.]

Bacon.

As swift as a pellet out of a gun. Chaucer.

Pellet molding Arch., a narrow band ornamented with smalt, flat disks.

 

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Pel"let, v..

To form into small balls.

[Obs.]

Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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