Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A shot taken for the purpose of filling the pot, little heed being paid to skill in shooting or to the preservation of the appearance of the animal.
- n. Hence, a shot carefully aimed.
- Drunk; fuddled with drink.
“So terrified that you think that everyone who takes a pot-shot at you is me?”
“If you want to keep giving me, the “Not as Stupid …” guy, and the person of people who post under your handle a good laugh by lashing out at me every time someone takes a pot-shot at you, go ahead.”
“The thing is, he wasn't just taking a pot-shot because he couldn't resist.”
“Andrew Cuomo and Eric Schneiderman have been campaigning side-by-side all day today, and at a rally in Albany, the soon-to be ex AG took a pot-shot at the Republican who hopes to replace him, Dan Donovan, and spoke out on behalf of the Democrat who does.”
“Of course, the man behind could not see through the screen of empty sacks, but he took a blind pot-shot at point-blank range when the steward went by, slip-sloppily dragging the heels of his slippers.”
“Reality check for all you uninformed, lib taught, pseudo-philospher, zombie types posting accolades & well wishes along with pot-shot commentary about the GOP, conservatives, Neo-Cons, ...... and blah, blah, blah, blah -”
“This is nothing more than a pot-shot from someone who would've perseverated the discord.”
“The erstwhile protagonist, a modern-day cowboy of sorts called Moss, lying up on a ridge, about to take a pot-shot at the animal, echoes Sigurh's words, "hold still", then fires, the rifle kicking back, the antelope scattering.”
“I have my own issues with feminine representation in the current urban fantasy boom, but he's either blind to the nuances, or deliberately overlooking them to take a cheap pot-shot at that sub-genre -- neither of which I find particularly admirable.”
“I have to imagine this is a pot-shot against the Hulk-Duel debacle, but who can say for sure?”
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