noun 1. the shooting of a rifle ⇒ French formations were already exchanging rifle shots with their Prussian opponents.
2. a person who shoots a rifle, esp with regard to his ability ⇒ He was regarded as one of the best rifle shots in the county.
3. the range of a rifle ⇒ At one time the tomb of Vivian was also reputed to be no more than a rifle shot away., ⇒ My only hope of getting within rifle shot was to reach the knoll first and to lie in ambush.
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