Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of one who shoots.
  • noun Especially, at the present day, the killing of game with firearms; gunning.
  • noun A right, purchased or conferred, to kill game with firearms, especially within certain limits.
  • noun A district or defined tract of ground over which game is shot.
  • noun A quick dart; a sudden and swift motion.
  • noun A quick, glancing pain, often following the track of a nerve.
  • noun In carpentry, the operation of planing the edge of a board straight.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of one who, or that which, shoots
  • noun A wounding or killing with a firearm; specifically (Sporting), the killing of game.
  • noun A sensation of darting pain.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to shooting; for shooting; darting.
  • adjective (Joinery) a fixture used in planing or shooting the edge of a board, by means of which the plane is guided and the board held true.
  • adjective a small house in the country for use in the shooting season.
  • adjective a range, usually covered, with targets for practice with firearms.
  • adjective [Slang, U.S.] a firearm.
  • adjective (Astron.), (Bot.) The American cowslip (Dodecatheon Meadia). See under Cowslip.
  • adjective (Print.) a tapering piece of wood or iron, used by printers to drive up the quoins in the chase.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of shoot.
  • noun countable An instance of shooting (a person) with a gun.
  • noun uncountable The sport or activity of firing a gun.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun killing someone by gunfire
  • noun the act of firing a projectile

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