Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The sport of shooting live birds released from a trap, or inanimate targets thrown into the air from a trap. See trap, 2.

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Examples

  • I feel pretty confident that ex-military have actively competed in Olympic trap-shooting for quite some time (and have often times done quite well.)

    Biathlon Snipers

  • While no one is trap-shooting per se on the battlefield, there is no doubt that the general marksmanship skills taught in the military are a huge benefit to these competitors.

    Biathlon Snipers

  • Originally printed in an announcement of a trap-shooting tournament in the borough for June 13th and 14th, 1924, this passage by Toms River resident J. Leonard Clark amplifies some of the original and still present attributes of Beachwood through description of the five senses:

    Beachwood Days Are Lovely « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • Originally printed in an announcement of a trap-shooting tournament in the borough for June 13th and 14th, 1924, this passage by Toms River resident J.

    Beachwood Days Are Lovely « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • To say nothing of motor clothes, woodland suits, trap-shooting costumes, Yellowstone Park outfits, hunting habits.

    Gigolo

  • For woods-walking differs as widely from ordinary walking as trap-shooting from field-shooting.

    The Forest

  • Bruce disliked a light gun, and carried a heavy ten-gage, notwithstanding the fact that trap-shooting rules required the users of such guns to shoot from a longer distance.

    Frank Merriwell's Reward

  • Two men are being treated for injuries after pellets were discharged from a trap-shooting riffle operated by a woman practising at the Toronto International Trap & Skeet Shooting

    CTV BritishColumbiaHome

  • His opponent, John Kerry, had gone trap-shooting recently in Wisconsin and was making a play for the "sportsman's" vote.

    JSOnline.com

  • Snyder moves a step closer to watching games all by himself while trap-shooting peasants thrown from a trebuchet this week by rocketing up the Power Rankings by banning signs at FedEx Field, being shocked at fans calling for him to sell the team, and otherwise showing that you can pay to be as stupid as you want to be with enough cash and god-given obliviousness.

    SBNation.com - All Posts

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