Etymology
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shooting (n.)

Old English scotung, verbal noun from shoot (v.). Sports sense from 1885; film camera sense by 1920. Shooting gallery is from 1836; shooting match is from 1750. Shooting star first recorded 1590s (shoot (v.) with reference to meteors is from late 13c.).

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Definitions of shooting

shooting (n.)
the act of firing a projectile;
his shooting was slow but accurate
Synonyms: shot
shooting (n.)
killing someone by gunfire;
when the shooting stopped there were three dead bodies
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