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Re: [ANE-2] Re: help please-lead shot,bolt or what?

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  • febraun
    Thanks, I found the best expression, bullet in Wickepedia. They have stone and lead types. ... -- Eliot Braun, Ph D PO Box 21 (Rehov Ha-oren 12) Har Adar,
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      Thanks, I found the best expression, 'bullet' in Wickepedia. They have
      stone and lead types.

      AndrĂ¡s wrote:

      > I think, projectile would be the best expression.
      >
      > Andras Szekely
      > retired Hungarian journalist and editor
      > Budapest
      > siculus555@... <mailto:siculus555%40t-online.hu>
      >
      > --- In ANE-2@yahoogroups.com <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
      > > PO Box 21 (Rehov Ha-oren 12)
      > > Har Adar, Zafon Yehuda 90836
      > > ISRAEL
      > > Tel. 972-2-5345687
      > >
      >
      >


      --
      Eliot Braun, Ph D
      PO Box 21 (Rehov Ha-oren 12)
      Har Adar, Zafon Yehuda 90836
      ISRAEL
      Tel. 972-2-5345687




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