small game


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small game

n
(Hunting) Brit small animals that are hunted for sport
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It really seems to me that, without mentioning small game, you have already an antelope, an elephant, and two lions on your conscience.
In the world of my birth I never had drawn a shaft, but since our escape from Phutra I had kept the party supplied with small game by means of my arrows, and so, through necessity, had developed a fair degree of accuracy.
He had been all day in the hills west of the Napa Valley, looking for doves and such small game as was in season.
He despised small game and insignificant personalities, whether in the shape of dukes or bagmen, letting them go by like sea-weed; but show him a refined or powerful face, let him hear a plangent or a penetrating voice, fish for him with a living look in some one's eye, a passionate gesture, a meaning and ambiguous smile, and his mind was instantaneously awakened.
But I came out for a bird, and you know the reason why I like small game, Mr.
A few stagnant pools at considerable distances apart saved him from death by thirst; but his was a pitiable state when finally he stumbled by accident upon a large river in a country where fruit was abundant, and small game which he might bag by means of a combination of stealth, cunning, and a crude knob-stick which he had fashioned from a fallen limb.
There was some small game which gave us meat, and the little pools of rainwater were sufficient to quench our thirst.
With cartridges for the revolver she might hope to bag small game, and to protect herself from all but the most ferocious of the enemies that would beset her way back to the beloved hearthstone of Bwana and My Dear.
Tom and East had successfully occupied the desk some half-dozen times, and were grown so reckless that they were in the habit of playing small games with fives balls inside when the masters were at the other end of the big school.
Game Commission personnel believe squirrel populations are in good to excellent supply and grouse are rebounding from a 14-year low for the upcoming early small game season, which begins Saturday, Oct.
As waterfowl and small game hunting seasons continue, we couldn't resist dedicating a few pages to the hard-working canines of Florida.
Here was a hot, fast, small game number capable of propelling a 38 gr.

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