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n. Sports
Shooting at clay pigeons hurled into the air from spring traps.

trap′shoot′er n.
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(Shooting) the sport of shooting at clay pigeons thrown up by a trap
ˈtrapˌshooter n
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(ˈtræpˌʃu tɪŋ)

the sport of shooting at clay pigeons hurled into the air from a trap. Compare skeet.
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Noun1.trapshooting - the sport of shooting at clay pigeons that are hurled upward in such a way as to simulate the flight of a birdtrapshooting - the sport of shooting at clay pigeons that are hurled upward in such a way as to simulate the flight of a bird
shoot - the act of shooting at targets; "they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"
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nWurftaubenschießen nt
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It reminded me of trapshooting. A black body would pop out of the companion, bang would go Saxtorph's rifle, and down would go the black body.
Kuwaiti shooter Abdulrahman Al-Faihan came in second in the trapshooting contest, while his compatriot Mansour Al-Rashidi finished third in the skeet shooting competition, the team's coach Mohammad Mazyad told KUNA via telephone.
Palazzo was making her first appearance at the American Trapshooting Association Grand American World Trapshooting Championships, being held in Sparta for the 14th year.
The gun sat idle for a long time until I decided to use it for trapshooting. After many years of trouble-free operation, it had developed a problem where it would not feed from the magazine on follow up shots.
Recently, Marj Graf was the 2019 inductee "as an individual" into the Missouri Trapshooting Association Hall of Fame on May 17, 2019 at Linn Creek, Missouri.
Featuring more than two dozen events this year, the PVA Adaptive Sports program includes clinics and tournaments in fishing, trapshooting, air rifle and pistol, billiards, bowling, boccia and handcycling.
"It is not the purpose of this title to place any undue or unnecessary Federal restriction or burdens on law-abiding citizens with respect to the acquisition, possession or use of firearms appropriate to the purpose of hunting, trapshooting, target shooting, personal protection, or any other lawful activity, and ...
Beyond the state tournament there are The Grand American World Trapshooting Championships in Sparta, Illinois, and the AIM (Academics, Integrity, Marksmanship) Trap-shooting Championships, also in Sparta.
competition, trapshooting, with the participation of 14 teams, senior and
In January, NYSOWA awarded $500 to the Southern Adirondack High School Clay Target Association to support the inaugural season of the high-school trapshooting league that was scheduled to begin in Hamilton, Warren and Washington counties this past spring.
Whatever the name, it's a shotgun that's intended to give beginning to intermediate shooters everything they need to compete effectively in skeet, sporting clays and trapshooting.