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shoot-off

or shoot·off

[ shoot-awf, -of ]
/ ˈʃutˌɔf, -ˌɒf /
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noun
a final or additional contest to decide the winner in a rifle or pistol competition.
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Origin of shoot-off

see origin at shoot1, -off
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