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flight-shooting

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The sport or practice of shooting birds as they fly in flocks, or to and from their feeding-grounds.
  • n. In archery, distance-shooting with flight-arrows.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Nevan was practicing flight-shooting, clad only in exercise trunks that set off his dark skin.

    A Matter of Honor A Terran Empire novel

  • However, when he saw my lord shooting the birds and stuffing many of them his suspicions were allayed, and the factor thought that, after all, though his master wanted the hut for flight-shooting, still he must be getting softening of the brain, for it was very eccentric that he should take up this new hobby in his old age.

    Welsh Fairy-Tales and Other Stories

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