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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bul·let n.
 1. A small ball.
 2. A missile, usually of lead, and round or elongated in form, to be discharged from a rifle, musket, pistol, or other small firearm.
 3. A cannon ball. [Obs.]
    A ship before Greenwich . . . shot off her ordnance, one piece being charged with a bullet of stone.   --Stow.
 4. The fetlock of a horse.
 Note: [See Illust. under Horse.]
 Bullet tree. See Bully tree.
 Bullet wood, the wood of the bullet tree.