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It shows how dangerous this unaimed fire can be when it comes in quantities.

This method of preparing an attack by a great volume of unaimed—not undirected—rifle fire is worthy of the closest attention.

One man was killed and one wounded just at dark by unaimed fire and by the last shots fired.

From out of the darkness which hung like a shroud over the deck an occasional flash came up, unaimed, wide of our windows.

From out of the darkness which hung like a shroud over the deck an occasional flash came up, unaimed—wide of our windows.

An unaimed bullet—a stop in the heart's pulsation—and the star we followed has gone out, God knows whither.

The majority of wounds was due to shell-fire and unaimed machine-gun bullets, as there was very little genuine fighting.

I fired an unaimed shot over my shoulder, which did no good at all except for lifting my morale.

Unaimed bullets wailed through the air, and pattered as they struck the walls.

In a battle of infantry you are mostly hit by an unaimed shot, or a shot aimed into a mass of men.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "target;" late 14c., "guess;" from aim (v.). Meaning "action of aiming" is from early 15c. (to take aim, originally make aim); that of "thing intended, purpose" is from 1620s.

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