- a shot at a bird in flight.
- an expert in shooting birds in flight.
Origin of wing shot
First recorded in 1880–85
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The sound of voices strikes your ear, and like a wing-shot bird you fall to the earth.Vagaries
- a shot taken at a bird in flight
- an expert at shooting birds in flight