- a number of persons or things collectively.
- everything involved with a particular matter: He decided to sell the whole shooting match—his house, furniture, and car.
Origin of shooting match
Examples from the Web for shooting match
Abenfeldt can't get over it, and challenged him to a shooting-match again last night.A Modern Mercenary|Kate Prichard and Hesketh Vernon Hesketh-Prichard
When the shooting-match was over, the father and son returned to the little hovel they called home.The Boy Trapper|Harry Castlemon
He had been absent at Holmesville, in attendance at a shooting-match, and none of us were aware of his return.Twelve Years a Slave|Solomon Northup
For Owen, too, had been practicing for the shooting-match to which Jerry referred.The Cave by the Beech Fork|Henry S. Spalding
On Sunday the settlers got together for a shooting-match, in which some of the travelers joined, without winning many laurels.Eleven Years in the Rocky Mountains and Life on the Frontier|Frances Fuller Victor