flight shooting


noun Archery.

competitive shooting for distance only.

Origin of flight shooting

First recorded in 1795–1805
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Examples from the Web for flight shooting

Historical Examples of flight shooting

  • The whole of the above records refer to flight-shooting with a 12-bore gun.

    Unexplored Spain

    Abel Chapman

  • Our best bags (flight-shooting) are: in one day, 81; in four days, 247.

  • We skip a few hours, since we have no intention of inflicting on the reader the details of a mornings flight-shooting.

    Unexplored Spain

    Abel Chapman

  • Flight-Shooting is merely a trial of distance, and he who can shoot the furthest is the winner of the trial.

    How to Fence

    Aaron A. Warford

  • A few of either species usually fall to our guns while flight-shooting during the winter months.