Definition of Ricochetted
1. ricochet [v] - See also: ricochet
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Literary usage of Ricochetted
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annual Reports of the Navy Department: Report of the Secretary of the Navy by United States Navy Dept (1887)
"They were probably parts of the three projectiles that ricochetted, as it was plainly seen that they broke up upon impact. All broke where the diameter was ..."
2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1863)
"... zeL The shell ricochetted and buried itself in the earth not three feet from an infantry-man who was sitting on the ground, covering him with earth. ..."
3. House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d by United States Congress. House (1882)
"Of 20 shells with triple walls 17 burst on striking ground in front of target ; 2 ricochetted over target aud burst beyond it, aud 1 did uot burst. ..."
4. The invisible man: A Grotesque Romance by Herbert George Wells (1897)
"Whizz it came, and ricochetted from a bare toe into the ditch. Mr. Thomas Marvel jumped a foot and howled aloud. Then he started to run, tripped over an ..."
5. Sons and Lovers by David Herbert Lawrence (1922)
"Languidly she looked about her; the clumps of white phlox seemed like bushes spread with linen; a moth ricochetted over them, and right across the garden. ..."