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Bad Shot (A)

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A wrong guess. A sporting phrase; a bad shot is one which does not bring down the bird shot at, one that misses the mark.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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