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flight shooting

noun, Archery.
competitive shooting for distance only.
Origin of flight shooting
1795-1805 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • The whole of the above records refer to flight-shooting with a 12-bore gun.

    Unexplored Spain Abel Chapman
  • A few of either species usually fall to our guns while flight-shooting during the winter months.

  • Our best bags (flight-shooting) are: in one day, 81; in four days, 247.

  • flight-shooting is merely a trial of distance, and he who can shoot the furthest is the winner of the trial.

    How to Fence Aaron A. Warford
  • We skip a few hours, since we have no intention of inflicting on the reader the details of a mornings flight-shooting.

    Unexplored Spain Abel Chapman

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