from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A flying object simulating a pigeon in flight, when projected from a spring trap. It is used as a flying target in shooting matches.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A contrivance of tin having flanges so arranged spirally that when a rotary motion is imparted to it its gyrations cause it to rise in the air: formerly used as a target for shooting.
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