shooting gallery


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shoot·ing gallery

(sho͞o′tĭng)
n.
1. An enclosed target range for practice or competition with firearms.
2. Slang A place where illegal drugs may be obtained, prepared, and taken by injection, often with equipment provided on the premises.

shooting gallery

n
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) an area, often enclosed, designed for target practice, shooting, etc
2. (Recreational Drugs) slang a house where heroin addicts inject themselves

shoot′ing gal`lery


n.
1. a place equipped with targets and used for practice in shooting.
2. Slang. a place where drug addicts can buy and inject themselves with narcotic drugs.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shooting gallery - a building (usually abandoned) where drug addicts buy and use heroin
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
2.shooting gallery - an enclosed firing range with targets for rifle or handgun practiceshooting gallery - an enclosed firing range with targets for rifle or handgun practice
firing range, target range - a practice range for target practice
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Penetrating to the heart of this region, he arrives by a court and a long whitewashed passage at a great brick building composed of bare walls, floors, roof-rafters, and skylights, on the front of which, if it can be said to have any front, is painted GEORGE'S SHOOTING GALLERY, &c.
None of these sports or exercises being pursued in George's Shooting Gallery to- night, which is so devoid of company that a little grotesque man with a large head has it all to himself and lies asleep upon the floor.
She saw also the arches of Waterloo Bridge and the carts moving across them, like the line of animals in a shooting gallery.
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Lahore Garrison Shooting Gala 2017 concluded at the newly built Lahore Garrison Shooting Gallery (LGSG) in a graceful ceremony.
LAHORE -- Showing superb control and precision, National record holder Usman Chand won the Skeet Shotgun Range (professional category) that concluded on the second day of the Lahore Garrison Shooting Gala-2017 at the newly built Lahore Garrison Shooting Gallery (LGSG) here on Saturday.
Three wizardry experiences can be explored at Wizards Gallery: Shooting Gallery good for individual players; Wizard's Duel, which allows two players to cast spell to each other; and an Interactive Shooting Walk-Through, both for individuals, partners or groups, all using a wizards wand
Police and gendarmerie took security measures in the area and took it to a shooting gallery for detonation.
As well as its ruralthemed attractions, there will be donkey rides, fair rides and a shooting gallery, while circus performer James Bazley will be performing throughout the day.
This year there were bouncy castles, toddler rides, the water and land zorbs, bungee trampolines, miniature steam railway, shooting gallery, donkey rides, smoothie bike, shooting gallery and a crazy maze.
It includes a renovated Shooting Gallery which is a popular feature of the Golden Trails series.
Activities in the shooting gallery were intergenerational social programs where respected seniors practiced and competed with young people.