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wing shooting

noun

, Hunting.
  1. the act or practice of shooting at birds in flight.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of wing shooting1

First recorded in 1880–85

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Example Sentences

While he shot many birds, I never saw Ishi try wing shooting except at eagles or hawks.

Colon was delighted with the new State, but believed that wing-shooting was not his forte.

These furnish splendid wing shooting to those who enjoy the sport.

Part II deals with rifle shooting, giving full instruction for target practice, snap shooting, and wing shooting.

Roly had never practised wing-shooting, and his father knew he would waste a great deal of ammunition before acquiring the knack.

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