Definition of shot:

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

Reckoning; proportional share of expense incurred at a tavern.

part of speech: verb transitive

To load with shot, as a gun.

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.

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