Thanks, I found the best expression, 'bullet' in Wickepedia. They have
stone and lead types.
> I think, projectile would be the best expression.
> Andras Szekely
> retired Hungarian journalist and editor
> siculus555@... <mailto:siculus555%40t-online.hu>
> --- In ANEfirstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:ANE-2%40yahoogroups.com>, febraun
> <febraun@...> wrote:
> > Dear colleagues,
> > I'm doing some work on an ancient lead object, biconical in
> shape, that has been described by a researcher as a 'lead sling
> stone'. While I know exactly what is meant by this 'lead stone', I
> find it uncomfortable to refer to a metal object as a stone. My
> preference would be to call it 'a lead bolt for a sling' or 'lead
> shot for a sling' (certainly not a 'lead sling shot'. Bolts, I know
> are fired from crossbows, and shot from fire-arms. Does anyone have
> a good idea what the best term would be? Does anyone have a
> reference for similar objects?
> > Please reply off-list. Thank you all for you consideration.
> > Best wishes,
> > --
> > Eliot Braun, Ph D
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Eliot Braun, Ph D
PO Box 21 (Rehov Ha-oren 12)
Har Adar, Zafon Yehuda 90836
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