shooting-gallery

shooting gallery

noun
1.
a place equipped with targets and used for practice in shooting.
2.
Slang. a place where drug addicts can buy and inject themselves with narcotic drugs.

Origin:
1830–40

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shooting gallery
 
n
1.  an area, often enclosed, designed for target practice, shooting, etc
2.  slang a house where heroin addicts inject themselves

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