one shot


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Noun1.one shot - a charge of ammunition for a single shotone shot - a charge of ammunition for a single shot
ammo, ammunition - projectiles to be fired from a gun
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There was one shot through the body, who raised a cry of bitter lamentation when came this lull.
The bullet had gone through the gag into the jaw; that is why there was a shot-hole in the scarf, but only one shot.
The bodies of ten Indians were found within the fort; among them the one shot in the eye by Sublette.
His Imperial Fatness had only one shot at it; and he went in just here!
Once again Gilbert had lodged three arrows in the white; Tepus came second with two in the white and one in the black ring next to it; but stout Clifton had gone down and Hubert of Suffolk had taken the third place, for, while both those two good yeomen had lodged two in the white, Clifton had lost one shot upon the fourth ring, and Hubert came in with one in the third.
The guns of the THUNDER CHILD sounded through the reek, going off one after the other, and one shot splashed the water high close by the steamer, ricocheted towards the other flying ships to the north, and smashed a smack to matchwood.
That there should have been only one shot showed that it had been all over in an instant.
retorted Robin fiercely, wrenching the shaft from his hand despite the streaming blood; "I have saved one shot for you all this day.
I asked if he meant to signify by this that our men were to be allowed but one shot apiece.
I gave the last farthing, all to that shilling, to the French trader, this very morning, as I came through the town, for powder; so, as you have nothing, we can have but one shot for it.
Suddenly one shot after another rang out from the French, smoke appeared all along their uneven ranks, and musket shots sounded.
The evidence given by the Berniers before the examining magistrate was to the effect that only one shot had been heard.