lead snowstorm
 n.— «The bullet that tore into the back of Federal Judge John H. Wood Jr. severed his spinal cord, then exploded into “a thousand fragments” hitting most of the major organs in his body, a medical examiner testified today.…“It shows what we call a lead snowstorm, which is classic from a high-velocity projectile.”» —by Ellen Debenport in San Antonio, Texas UPI Oct. 14, 1982. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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