pot shot definition

  • noun:
    • A haphazard shot with a firearm, taken with careless aim, frequently fired at a random target.
    • a go obtained from a concealed stakeout.
    • By analogy, insulting or upsetting words carelessly or arbitrarily said; opportunistic assault, especially critique.
  • others:
    • Lit., a go fired only to fill the cooking pot; therefore, a go fired at an animal or individual when at rest or within effortless range, or fired only to eliminate, without reference to the rules of recreation; a go needling no unique ability.

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