transitive verb (outshot; -shooting) Date: 1530 1. to surpass in shooting or making shots 2. to shoot or go beyond

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  • Outshoot — Out*shoot , v. t. To exceed or excel in shooting; to shoot beyond. Bacon. [1913 Webster] Men are resolved never to outshoot their forefathers mark. Norris. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • outshoot — [out΄sho͞ot′; ] for n. [ out′sho͞ot΄] vt. outshot, outshooting 1. to shoot more effectively than 2. to shoot out vi. to shoot out; protrude n. 1. a shooting or being shot out 2. that which shoots out or protrud …   English World dictionary

  • outshoot — v. /owt shooht /; n. /owt shooht /, v., outshot, outshooting, n. v.t. 1. to surpass in shooting, as in accuracy or in number of shots made. 2. to shoot beyond. 3. to shoot (something) out; send forth: a tree outshooting its roots. v.i. 4. to… …   Universalium

  • outshoot — verb To score more goals than the other side in a goal sport such as hockey or soccer …   Wiktionary

  • outshoot — n. that which shoots out, projection v. shoot better than …   English contemporary dictionary

  • outshoot — verb (past and past participle outshot) shoot better than …   English new terms dictionary

  • outshoot — out•shoot v. [[t]ˌaʊtˈʃut[/t]] n. [[t]ˈaʊtˌʃut[/t]] v. t. shot, shoot•ing 1) to surpass in shooting, esp. in accuracy 2) to shoot beyond …   From formal English to slang

  • outshoot — verb (outshot, outshooting) –verb (t) /aʊtˈʃut/ (say owt shooht) 1. to surpass in shooting. 2. to shoot beyond. 3. to shoot or send forth. –verb (i) /aʊtˈʃut/ (say owt shooht) 4. to shoot forth; project. –noun /ˈaʊtʃut/ (say owtshooht) 5. a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • outshoot — v.tr. (past and past part. shot) 1 shoot better or further than (another person). 2 esp. US score more goals, points, etc. than (another player or team) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mounted archery — Horse archer presentation in Hungary A horse archer, horsed archer, or mounted archer is a cavalryman armed with a bow, able to shoot while riding from horseback. Archery has occasionally been used from the backs of other riding animals. Mounted… …   Wikipedia

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