- 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.
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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