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    Definition:
    Shot - (imp. & p. p.) of Shoot
    Shot - () imp. & p. p. of Shoot.
    Shot - (a.) Woven in such a way as to produce an effect of variegation, of changeable tints, or of being figured; as, shot silks. See Shoot, v. t., 8.
    Shot - (v. t.) A share or proportion; a reckoning; a scot.
    Shot - (pl. ) of Shot
    Shot - (n.) The act of shooting; discharge of a firearm or other weapon which throws a missile.
    Shot - (n.) A missile weapon, particularly a ball or bullet; specifically, whatever is discharged as a projectile from firearms or cannon by the force of an explosive.
    Shot - (n.) Small globular masses of lead, of various sizes, -- used chiefly for killing game; as, bird shot; buckshot.
    Shot - (n.) The flight of a missile, or the distance which it is, or can be, thrown; as, the vessel was distant more than a cannon shot.
    Shot - (n.) A marksman; one who practices shooting; as, an exellent shot.
    Shot - (v. t.) To load with shot, as a gun.
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    Bloodshot - (a.) Red and inflamed; suffused with blood, or having the vessels turgid with blood, as when the conjunctiva is inflamed or irritated.
    Blood-shotten - (a.) Bloodshot.
    Bowshot - (n.) The distance traversed by an arrow shot from a bow.
    Buckshot - (n.) A coarse leaden shot, larger than swan shot, used in hunting deer and large game.
    Burrel shot - () A mixture of shot, nails, stones, pieces of old iron, etc., fired from a cannon at short range, in an emergency.
    Case shot - () A collection of small projectiles, inclosed in a case or canister.
    Earshot - (n.) Reach of the ear; distance at which words may be heard.
    Edgeshot - (a.) Having an edge planed, -- said of a board.
    Eyeshot - (n.) Range, reach, or glance of the eye; view; sight; as, to be out of eyeshot.
    Flight-shot - (n.) The distance to which an arrow or flight may be shot; bowshot, -- about the fifth of a mile.
    Foreshot - (n.) In distillation of low wines, the first portion of spirit that comes over, being a fluid abounding in fusel oil.
    Grapeshot - (n.) A cluster, usually nine in number, of small iron balls, put together by means of cast-iron circular plates at top and bottom, with two rings, and a central connecting rod, in order to be used as a charge for a cannon. Formerly grapeshot were inclosed in canvas bags.
    Gunshot - (n.) Act of firing a gun; a shot.
    Gunshot - (n.) The distance to which shot can be thrown from a gun, so as to be effective; the reach or range of a gun.
    Gunshot - (a.) Made by the shot of a gun: as. a gunshot wound.
    Hailshot - (n. pl.) Small shot which scatter like hailstones.
    Headmold shot - () Alt. of Headmould shot
    Headmould shot - () An old name for the condition of the skull, in which the bones ride, or are shot, over each other at the sutures.
    Hipshot - (a.) Having the hip dislocated; hence, having one hip lower than the other.
    Masse shot - (n.) A stroke made with the cue held vertically.
    Midrashoth - (pl. ) of Midrash
    Nook-shotten - (a.) Full of nooks, angles, or corners.
    Overshot - (imp. & p. p.) of Overshoot
    Overshot - (a.) From Overshoot, v. t.
    Shotten - () of Shoot
    Shots - (pl. ) of Shot
    Shotted - (imp. & p. p.) of Shot
    Shotting - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Shot
    Shot-clog - (n.) A person tolerated only because he pays the shot, or reckoning, for the rest of the company, otherwise a mere clog on them.
    Shote - (v. t.) A fish resembling the trout.
    Shote - (v. t.) A young hog; a shoat.
    Shot-free - (a.) Not to be injured by shot; shot-proof.
    Shot-free - (a.) Free from charge or expense; hence, unpunished; scot-free.
    Shotgun - (n.) A light, smooth-bored gun, often double-barreled, especially designed for firing small shot at short range, and killing small game.
    Shot-proof - (a.) Impenetrable by shot.
    Shots - (n. pl.) The refuse of cattle taken from a drove.
    Shotted - (a.) Loaded with shot.
    Shotted - (a.) Having a shot attached; as, a shotten suture.
    Shotten - (n.) Having ejected the spawn; as, a shotten herring.
    Shotten - (n.) Shot out of its socket; dislocated, as a bone.
    Shoulder-shotten - (a.) Sprained in the shoulder, as a horse.
    Sight-shot - (n.) Distance to which the sight can reach or be thrown.
    Undershot - (a.) Having the lower incisor teeth projecting beyond the upper ones, as in the bulldog.
    Undershot - (a.) Moved by water passing beneath; -- said of a water wheel, and opposed to overshot; as, an undershot wheel.
    Unshot - (v. t.) To remove the shot from, as from a shotted gun; to unload.
    Unshot - (a.) Not hit by a shot; also, not discharged or fired off.
    Upshot - (n.) Final issue; conclusion; the sum and substance; the end; the result; the consummation.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Shot - n. 1 firing of a gun, cannon, etc. (heard a shot). 2 attempt to hit by shooting or throwing etc. 3 a single non-explosive missile for a gun etc. B (pl. Same or -s) small lead pellet used in quantity in a single charge. C (as pl.) These collectively. 4 a photograph. B continuous film sequence. 5 a stroke or a kick in a ball game. B colloq. Attempt, guess (had a shot at it). 6 colloq. Person of specified shooting skill (a good shot). 7 ball thrown by a shot-putter. 8 launch of a space rocket. 9 range etc. To or at which a thing will carry or act. 10 colloq. A drink of esp. Spirits. B injection of a drug etc. like a shot colloq. Without hesitation; willingly. [old english]
    Shot - past and past part. Of *shoot. adj. (of coloured material) woven so as to show different colours at different angles. shot through (usu. Foll. By with) permeated or suffused.
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    Bloodshot - adj. (of an eyeball) inflamed.
    Buckshot - n. Coarse lead shot.
    Dead shot - n. Person who shoots extremely accurately.
    Drop-shot - n. (in tennis) shot dropping abruptly over the net.
    Earshot - n. Hearing-range (within earshot).
    Grapeshot - n. Hist. Small balls used as charge in a cannon and scattering when fired.
    Grapeshot - n. Hist. Small balls used as charge in a cannon and scattering when fired.
    Gunshot - n. 1 shot fired from a gun. 2 range of a gun (within gunshot).
    Long shot - n. 1 wild guess or venture. 2 bet at long odds.
    Mailshot - n. Advertising material sent to potential customers.
    Moonshot - n. Launching of a spacecraft to the moon.
    Mug shot - n. Slang photograph of a face, esp. For police records.
    Parthian shot - n. Remark or glance etc. On leaving. [parthia, ancient kingdom in w. Asia: from the custom of a retreating parthian horseman firing a shot at the enemy]
    Parting shot - n. = *parthian shot.
    Pot-shot - n. 1 random shot. 2 casual attempt.
    Rifle-shot - n. 1 shot fired with a rifle. 2 distance coverable by this.
    Shotgun - n. Gun for firing small shot at short range.
    Shotgun wedding - n. Colloq. Wedding enforced because of the bride's pregnancy.
    Shot in the arm - n. Colloq. Stimulus or encouragement.
    Shot in the dark - n. Mere guess.
    Shot-put - n. Athletic contest in which a shot is thrown. shot-putter n.
    Snapshot - n. Casual or informal photograph.
    Undershot - adj. 1 (of a water-wheel) turned by water flowing under it. 2 (of a lower jaw) projecting beyond the upper jaw.
    Upshot - n. Outcome, conclusion.

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