atshoot

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English atschoten, ætscheoten, from Old English ætscēotan (to escape, disappear), equivalent to at- +‎ shoot. Compare Dutch ontschieten (to slip from, forget), German entschiessen.

Verb[edit]

atshoot (third-person singular simple present atshoots, present participle atshooting, simple past and past participle atshot)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, obsolete) To shoot away; shoot away from.