Definition of Ricocheted

1. Verb. (past of ricochet) ¹



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Definition of Ricocheted

1. ricochet [v] - See also: ricochet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ricocheted

rickrolling
rickrolls
ricks
ricksha
rickshas
rickshaw
rickshawed
rickshawing
rickshawlike
rickshaws
rickstand
rickstands
rickyard
rickyards
ricochet
ricocheted (current term)
ricocheting
ricochets
ricochetted
ricochetting
ricotta
ricottas
ricrac
ricracs
rictal
ricture
rictures
rictus
rictuses
ricy

Literary usage of Ricocheted

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1. Minutes of Proceedings of the Royal Artillery Institution (1870)
"2 scaled, ricocheted and spent. 7 total. Fragment s of shells remaining— 1 Struck obliquely ; no damage 8 scaled, ricocheted aud spent. ..."

2. Siege Artillery in the Campaigns Against Richmond: With Notes on the 15-inch by Henry L. Abbot (1867)
"This shot ricocheted, but no explosion was heard. "These projectiles are exceedingly simple in their construction, and weigh but little more than the ..."

3. My Experiences at Nan Shan and Port Arthur, with the Fifth East Siberian Rifles by N. A. Tretyakov (1911)
"Many of the latter fell over the crest near the telephone shelter ; some did not burst at all, but, striking the earth, slowly ricocheted away towards False ..."

4. Papers relating to foreign affairs [afterw.] Foreign relations of the United by United States dept. of state (1865)
"... a shot having ricocheted over the " Head" during that practice, on Thursday, the 12th instant, passing over a house, and striking the ground near a barn ..."

5. Report on Foreign Life-saving Apparatus by David Alexander Lyle, United States Army. Ordnance Dept (1880)
"Flight erratic; rocket ricocheted on the water before bursting. Struck the sand beach 60 yards from the stand, ricocheted and disappeared beneath the water. ..."

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