a foster style shotgun slug. called a pumpkin ball because it is roughly the same colour as a pumpkin (copper colour) and it is about as tall as it is wide and has ridges running down the sides of it that make it look like a pumpkin. ball is another word for a full metal jacket lead core bullet, like a shotgun slug.
"i haven't seen pumpkin balls like this since the shootout at the barksdale stash house" bunk, HBO how the wire
by Alex Lindsay October 25, 2007
"i haven't seen pumpkin balls like this since the shootout at the barksdale stash house" Bunk, from the show The Wire
by Alex Lindsay October 24, 2007