Shot: there are one or two names given to the kinds of shot used. The star stone, as it is sometimes called from its appearance, is figured in the margin. Possibly the chain shot is synonymous--called by Guillim 'a murdering chain shot.' (See also Fireball).
Gules, on a chevron argent a rose between two lions counterpassant of the first, in base a star stone proper--George HEPBURN.
Azure, three chain shots or[quartered by CLIFFORD, Earl of Cumberland].
Or, two chain shots, one in chief and the other in base sable--SOMBRé.
An ancient form of shot is represented in the margin, where the two ends are united by a bar instead of by a chain. The gun stones, though no doubt called so from their use as projectiles from guns, are considered as one of the roundles. (See Pellets.)