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A clay disk thrown as a flying target for skeet and trapshooting. Also called bird.
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a disc of baked clay hurled into the air from a machine as a target to be shot at
2. slang US a person in a defenceless position; sitting duck
a disk usu. of baked clay hurled into the air from a trap as a target in trapshooting or skeet.