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Definitions of shot:

part of speech: noun

Past tense and past participle of the verb shoot.

part of speech: noun

Pa. t. and pa. p. of SHOOT.

part of speech: verb transitive

To load with shot:- pr. p. shotting; pa. p. shotted.

part of speech: noun

The act of shooting; the discharge of a firearm, etc.; a missile, especially a solid bullet or ball: small balls of lead for killing game; the range of a missile; range in general; as, within gunshot or earshot; in certain games, as croquet or billiards, a stroke or blow; a marksman; as, he is a good shot.

part of speech: noun

Balls or bullets for firearms; globules of lead for killing birds or small animals; the flight of a missile, or the distance over which it passes; a marksman; in Scot. among fishermen, the whole sweep of nets thrown out of one time; the draught of fishes made by a net; familiarly, the turn next in order; a stroke or move in play.

part of speech: verb transitive

To load with shot, as a gun.

part of speech: noun

Reckoning; proportional share of expense incurred at a tavern.

part of speech: noun

An assessed tax laid on according to ability to pay.

part of speech: noun

A young swine half grown, or less.

part of speech: noun

Act of shooting: a marksman: a missile: flight of a missile or the distance passed by it: small globules of lead: ( gun.) solid projectiles generally.

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