Definition of clay pigeon in English:

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clay pigeon

Pronunciation: /ˌklā ˈpijən/

noun

A saucer-shaped piece of baked clay or other material thrown up in the air from a trap as a target for shooting.
Example sentences
  • The event was a laser clay pigeon shoot at a holiday resort.
  • Only around 10 centimetres in diameter, the clay pigeon is shot at with 12-bore shotguns.
  • A young hot shot from Keighley is aiming high in his bid to join the clay pigeon shooting elite.
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