[ shoo-tist ]
/ ˈʃu tɪst /
a marksman with a pistol or rifle.
a gunfighter, as in the Old West.
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Examples from the Web for shootist
No shootist ever brought down more birds at a shot, than he left men in that street rich in the morning, and ruined at night.Phemie Frost's Experiences|Ann S. Stephens
The Ancient Mariner's time is in the dead season, when he can stop the shootist en route.
Word Origin and History for shootist
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