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trapshooting

[trap-shoo-ting] /ˈtræpˌʃu tɪŋ/
noun
1.
the sport of shooting at clay pigeons hurled into the air from a trap.
Compare skeet1 .
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; trap1 + shooting
Related forms
trapshooter, noun
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trapshooting

/ˈtræpˌʃuːtɪŋ/
noun
1.
the sport of shooting at clay pigeons thrown up by a trap
Derived Forms
trapshooter, noun
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