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flé•chette



Pronunciation: (flā-shet'), [key]
n.,
pl. flé•chettesPronunciation: (flā-shets'; Fr. flā-shet'). [key]

1. Mil.a small, dartlike metal projectile used as shrapnel in antipersonnel bombs and shells.
2. a bullet with a thin, hard metal spine, designed to tumble on impact and thus cause an incapacitating wound.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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