Etymology: from pothunter's shot - one who shoots for trophies, or shots taken for the pot, ie for food.
- a haphazard shot with a firearm, taken with careless aim, often fired at a random target.
- a shot taken from a hidden stakeout.
- by analogy, insulting or hurtful words carelessly or randomly said.
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