Definition of clay pigeon in English:

clay pigeon

Line breaks: clay pi¦geon

noun

  • A saucer-shaped piece of baked clay or other material thrown up in the air from a trap as a target for shooting: [as modifier]: clay pigeon shooting
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    • 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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