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Outshoot

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Outshoot To exceed or excel in shooting; to shoot beyond. "Men are resolved never to outshoot their forefathers' mark."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • outshoot To surpass or excel in shooting.
    • outshoot To shoot beyond; overshoot.
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Usage

In literature:

Know that I have laid a wager with the King that ye can outshoot the best five whom he has found in all his bowmen.
"Robin Hood" by J. Walker McSpadden
Then, even if I invent a cannon that will outshoot all the others, they may not take mine.
"Tom Swift and his Giant Cannon" by Victor Appleton
He was jack-fool enough to think that with this leather pipe he could outshoot the best archer in Christendom.
"Sir Nigel" by Arthur Conan Doyle
The Strength which made your black bow an instrument of doom made you who loose its shafts and me who can outshoot you far.
"Red Eve" by H. Rider Haggard
On the sides were folded back two sort of outshoots resembling the gangways on certain Dutch boats.
"The Master of the World" by Jules Verne
I saw the gleam of knives, the gripping of fingers, the mad outshooting of fists.
"Love Under Fire" by Randall Parrish
Delicate Forbes could outshoot and outride even Jed Brower when he chose, and his courage with cattle was that of a man.
"A Voice in the Wilderness" by Grace Livingston Hill
Time was when I could outshoot thee three matches in four; now should I miss the side of a house at a hundred paces.
"Sea-Dogs All!" by Tom Bevan
These leather-chapped youths could outride and outshoot them.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
Anybody who can cross interstellar space and warp the power of the Sun, can probably outshoot, outrun, and outfight us.
"The Secret of the Ninth Planet" by Donald Allen Wollheim
There was scarce a man in the Cumberlands or the Appalachians who could outshoot him.
"Short Stories of the New America" by Various
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In poetry:

He threw the hand grenades back
With a outshoot drop,
An' evvytime he threw
They was one less cop.
"The Ballad Of Joe Meek" by Sterling A Brown

In news:

Whalers outshoot Rangers but fall 2-0 in Game 1 of OHL Western Conference semifinal series.
After outshooting Lehigh 10-2 in the opening quarter, Navy would fire off just 13 shots over the final three quarters and seven in the second half.
The Blues dominated the game, outshooting the Lions, 15-3, and narrowly missing the target four times -- twice by Dike, plus shots by Carlos Borja and Cheun-Yong Park -- before Dike 's goal.
Bainbridge outshoots Eastside Catholic 4-1 in girls soccer.
Despite outshooting the host Eagles, Davenport came out on the losing end of a 2-0 decision in their season opener at Faulkner .
Despite outshooting McLane-Fresno 26-6, all the Madera South girls soccer team got was a header by sweeper Ana Walker in the 19th minute.
Despite outshooting Fort Wayne 33-16 over the final two periods, the Gwinnett Gladiators fell 1-0 Saturday night to the Komets at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.
Despite controlling play and outshooting the opposition by 13, the Alaska Aces fell victim to a hard-luck shootout loss on Sunday, falling to the Stockton Thunder, 4-3.
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