When someone shoots they can hit a target once, twice or three times in a row, and even more times. With one hit we say - single hit, 2 hits - double hit, 3 hits - triple hit. But what are the other ones and do they exist and are they used?

I was thinking of quad hit for 4 but I guess it's wrong.

  • Is that really what they say? It seems that double hit for example, would mean you hit two targets. – user3169 Aug 7 '17 at 21:51

The words quadruple, quintuple, sextuple, septuple, octuple, and nonuple, all exist, although they get progressively rarer as they get larger. I think quad, as short for quadruple, works fine. – Peter Shor

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