a shot at a bird in flight.
an expert in shooting birds in flight.
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Origin of wing shot
First recorded in 1880–85
Words nearby wing shot
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Example sentences from the Web for wing shot
The sound of voices strikes your ear, and like a wing-shot bird you fall to the earth.Vagaries|Axel Munthe
British Dictionary definitions for wing shot
a shot taken at a bird in flight
an expert at shooting birds in flight
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