Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of shot.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. The refuse of cattle taken from a drove.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "Skipping insulin shots is more common than many people thought," says medical sociologist and lead study author Mark Peyrot of Loyola University Maryland and Johns Hopkins.

    57% of diabetics occasionally skip insulin shots on purpose

  • Both challengers-to-be earned their title shots with unanimous decision victories, with Evans dominating Phil Davis and Sonnen earning a close but clear decision over Michael Bisping.

    CNN.com

  • He cagily realized he needed to do something to create demand for a third fight between he and Lesnar or the title shots were going to go to fighters like Carwin, Velasquez and dos Santos.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • One of the shots is at an elk at some ungodly distance, and you can watch the bull move significantly after you hear the gun go off and before the bullet hits.

    I watched a fella shoot an elk at 890 yards the other night and drop him like a sack o' potatoes.

  • There is no possibility of Hamas ever endorsing a 2 state solution as long as Khalid Mashal calls the shots from the safety of Damascus.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Real Issues

  • I think being able to call the shots is more important than being able to own those calls.

    Boing Boing: May 21, 2006 - May 27, 2006 Archives

  • She received further title shots on October 9 and November 2, but failed to unseat Lita on both occasions.

    Jackie Moore ,part 3

  • I doubt the action will be as inspiring or frenetic as the bouts a few days ago, but these fights are of enough importance to merit title shots for the main event boxers by early 2010.

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  • Obama is the head coach, but the one's calling the shots are his assistants.

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  • Toronto's gangland garbage are nothing but lethal armed urban terrorists and that they call the shots is a result of our weak and gutless justice system which somehow has it spun that a gang member's penchant for terror is actually society's fault.

    Toronto Sun

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