shooter
noun Date: 13th century 1. one that shoots: as a. a person who fires a missile-discharging device (as a rifle or bow) b. the person who is shooting or whose turn it is to shoot c. photographer 2. something that is used in shooting: as a. a marble shot from the hand b. revolver — usually used in combination <
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3. a shot of hard liquor (as whiskey or tequila) often diluted with something (as soda); also a bit of food (as a raw oyster) served in a shot glass

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