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- wild animals and birds hunted for sport, as rabbits or doves, that are smaller than animals, as deer and bears, classified as big game.
Origin of small game
First recorded in 1810–20
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for small game
He was out hunting, the last day of small-game season, and somebody mistook him for a turkey.
Ten, fifteen,—twenty of the items of small-game were grasped in mid-air, as if they were creatures in flight.
British Dictionary definitions for small game
- British small animals that are hunted for sport
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