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wing shot

noun, Hunting.
1.
a shot at a bird in flight.
2.
an expert in shooting birds in flight.
Origin of wing shot
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • The sound of voices strikes your ear, and like a wing-shot bird you fall to the earth.

    Vagaries Axel Munthe
British Dictionary definitions for wing-shot

wing shot

noun
1.
a shot taken at a bird in flight
2.
an expert at shooting birds in flight
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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