shooting-match

shooting match

[shoo-ting for 1; shoot-n, shoo-ting for 2]
noun
1.
a contest in marksmanship.
2.
Informal.
a.
a number of persons or things collectively.
b.
everything involved with a particular matter: He decided to sell the whole shooting match—his house, furniture, and car.

Origin:
1740–50

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