undershot

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undershot

  1. simple past tense and past participle of undershoot

Adjective[edit]

undershot (not comparable)

  1. (of a water wheel) Powered by water flowing from below.
  2. (zoology) Having the lower incisor teeth projecting beyond the upper ones, as in the bulldog.
    • 1931, Dashiell Hammett, The Glass Key, New York: Vintage, 1972, Chapter 3, p. 50,[1]
      His blunt undershot mouth curved in a smile that was somewhat ingratiating.

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Noun[edit]

undershot (plural undershots)

  1. An undershot water wheel.

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