Etymology
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gunshot (n.)

also gun-shot, early 15c., "the firing of a gun," from gun (n.) + shot (n.). Meaning "range of a gun or cannon" is from 1530s.

updated on April 30, 2015

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Definitions of gunshot from WordNet

gunshot (n.)
the act of shooting a gun;
Synonyms: gunfire
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