Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is (well or ill) skilled in pigeon-shooting.

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Examples

  • '' At this all was let loose; some students put asafetida on the stove; others threw pigeon-shot against the ceiling and windows, making a most appalling din, and one wretch put in deadly work with a syringe thrust through the canvas representation of the man of brass with feet of clay.

    Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White, Volume I

  • I told her that I was not a pigeon-shot, and she gave

    Ranson's Folly

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