combination shot

noun

Definition of combination shot

: a shot in pool in which a ball is pocketed by an object ball

Examples of combination shot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Tdap vaccine is a combination shot that protects against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis. Courtney Schmidt, Health.com, "4 Vaccines You Should Consider if You (or a Loved One) Are Over 65," 14 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of combination shot

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Combination shot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/combination%20shot. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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