trapshooting

[trap-shoo-ting]
noun
the sport of shooting at clay pigeons hurled into the air from a trap.
Compare skeet1.


Origin:
1870–75; trap1 + shooting

trapshooter, noun
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trapshooting (ˈtræpˌʃuːtɪŋ)
 
n
the sport of shooting at clay pigeons thrown up by a trap
 
'trapshooter
 
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Example sentences
Trapshooting is a specific form of shotgun clay target shooting.
Trapshooting is a game of movement, action and split-second timing.
Live birds or fowl shall not be used as targets in trapshooting.
The company then concentrated on manufacturing mechanical traps and clay targets for the burgeoning interest in trapshooting.
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