upshot (n.) Old form(s): vppeshot, vpshot
remaining stroke, final shot [as in archery, determining the result]
E3 III.iv.120[King Edward to all, of Calais] Now lies it on an upshot
TN IV.ii.69[Sir Toby to Feste] I cannot pursue with any safety this sport the upshot
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