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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gunshot  \Gun"shot`\,  n. 
  1.  Act  of  firing  a  gun;  a  shot. 
 
  2.  The  distance  to  which  shot  can  be  thrown  from  a  gun,  so  as 
  to  be  effective;  the  reach  or  range  of  a  gun. 
 
  Those  who  are  come  over  to  the  royal  party  are 
  supposed  to  be  out  of  gunshot.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gunshot  \Gun"shot`\,  a. 
  Made  by  the  shot  of  a  gun:  as  a  gunshot  wound. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gunshot 
  n  :  the  act  of  shooting  a  gun;  "the  gunfire  endangered  innocent 
  bystanders";  "they  retreated  in  the  face  of  withering 
  enemy  fire"  [syn:  {gunfire}] 




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