Definition of wing shooting in English:

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wing shooting


The shooting of birds in flight.
Example sentences
  • My choice relates primarily to big game hunting since wing shooting is usually a daily outing conducted from a warm, dry, well equipped hearth where gun, equipment and clothing problems can be readily solved.
  • The quick back-and-forth movement of the whole gun went unnoticed when shooting slugs, buckshot or firing aimed, single shots as in turkey hunting, but I found it a bit distracting when wing shooting clay pigeons.
  • You're guaranteed to get in a lot of challenging wing shooting.

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Syllabification: wing shoot·ing

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