Definition of Shootists

1. Noun. (plural of shootist) ¹

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Definition of Shootists

1. shootist [n] - See also: shootist

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shootists

shooting preserve
shooting preserves
shooting range
shooting ranges
shooting rights
shooting script
shooting spree
shooting sprees
shooting star
shooting stars
shooting stick
shooting sticks
shooting through
shootists (current term)
shoots one's load
shoots through
shop around

Literary usage of Shootists

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sporting Reminiscences by Thomas Haydon (1898)
"... to enter the lists against English and foreign shootists being Mr Donald Mackintosh,* whose performances at the English Gun Club, Monte Carlo, Brussels, ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1908)
"All stare steadily at the invaders, but there occurs no terror-stricken stampede, such as in these days of modern rifles and swarming shootists is the usual ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1883)
"CONFOUND those shootists from the Land o' Cakes ! They 'ye picked out all the plums ; our Cake is dough. Descending from the North, they sack their " takes ..."

4. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"From November till April shootists are kept out by the deep snows, which make access to the valley difficult. When the season opens in spring a detachment ..."

5. First Fam'lies of the Sierras by Joaquin Miller (1876)
"Experienced shootists, old hands at mortal combat with their kind, glanced from man to man, measured every motion, every look, with all the intense ..."

6. Parodies of the Works of English & American Authors by Walter Hamilton (1887)
"Whence these cowboys, whence these riders, Whence these Red Shirts and these shootists, With their tomahawks and war-paint, With their mustangs and buck ..."

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