the firing of a gun or cannon.
he brought down a caribou with a single shot to the neck
a hit, stroke, or kick of the ball in sports such as basketball, tennis, or golf.
his partner pulled off a winning backhand shot
a ball of stone or metal used as a missile fired from a large gun or cannon.
They were made of wrought iron strips bound together with hoops and fired stone shot .
she took a shot of me holding a lamp near my face
a small drink, especially of distilled liquor.
he took a shot of whiskey