fle|shette

fle|shette
fle|shette «fluh SHEHT», noun.
one of a spray of darts exploded as an antipersonnel weapon: »

The canister round…exploded on impact and distributed 9800 “fleshettes,” which look like little roofing nails with barbs on the end (Atlantic).

[alteration (influenced by flesh) of fléchette]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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