dumdum dumdum

Definition(s):

  • (n) a soft-nosed small-arms bullet that expands when it hits a target and causes a gaping wound

Usage(s):

  1. The fusillade of shotgun pellets and dumdum bullets went on for six minutes.
  2. These projectiles, akin to dumdum bullets, contain a small aluminum canister filled with an explosive compound.
  3. Italy was about to drop its dumdum bullet charges in return for the League of Nations' willingness to forget about the Italian use of poison gas.

News

  1. PBSO: Roland Dumdum kicked out of suburban Lake Worth bar, returns with AR-15 rifle and robs 2 men, fires shots

    Story by Adam Sacasa / Sun Sentinel Posted by Scott T. Smith / CBS12 News LAKE WORTH, Fla. -- After not being allowed into a sports bar because of a handgun and knife holstered on his waist, Roland Dumdum returned with a loaded AR-15 rifle, according to a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrest report. ...
    on October 17, 2013     Source: WPEC CBS12 West Palm Beach

  2. Lake Worth man robs, fires rifle at men, police say

    After not being allowed into a sports bar because of a handgun and knife holstered on his waist, Roland Dumdum returned with a loaded AR-15 rifle, according to a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrest report.        
    on October 16, 2013     Source: Sun-Sentinel

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