ground game


noun

British game animals, such as hares or deer, found on the earth's surface: distinguished from game birds

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Example sentences from the Web for ground game

  • As well as ground-game the goshawk poaches pheasants and partridges, numbers of these being killed by the bird in its wild state.

  • The ground-game was strictly kept down; the noise was made by half a dozen puppies they had with them.

    The Hills and the Vale|Richard Jefferies
  • Ground-game is the special favourite of the Spanish cazador.

    Unexplored Spain|Abel Chapman