blank shell

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Synonyms for blank shell

a cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet


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The one o'clock gun fires an 8oz blank shell every day, except on Sundays, Christmas Day and Good Friday.
Blank shells were later found in the hallway and in the front garden.
Her son had been given the two blank shells by a uniformed veteran who participated in the ceremony Monday.
Each gun weighs 5,775 pounds and fires 75mm blank shells with 1.
They were led by the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery firing 41 blank shells in Hyde Park, London.