shotten

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

(RP) /ʃɒtən/; /-n̩/

Verb[edit]

shotten

  1. (archaic) past participle of shoot

Adjective[edit]

shotten (not comparable)

  1. Having ejected the spawn.
    • Shakespeare, Henry IV Part 1 (act 2, scene 4)
      Falstaff (to Francis): If manhood, good manhood, be not forgot upon the face of the earth, then am I a shotten herring.
  2. Shot out of its socket; dislocated, as a bone.

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

shotten

  1. definite singular of shot