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skeet:

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firing with rifle, shotgun, pistol, or revolver at stationary or moving targets. The term shooting is also used in Great Britain to mean small-game hunting.

In the 19th cent.
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On the second day, there was skeet shooting in which players use a traditional and centuries-old rifle called "Siyah Kaman" (or "black bow").
Morgan Craft was a member of the 2016 US Olympic Shooting Team and finished fifth in the skeet shooting competition.
Egyptian Azmy Mehelba surprised spectators by winning gold at the 2016 Cyprus Grand Prix in shotgun in the men's skeet shooting competition.
My next venture with Remington guns was all about the Model 870.1 started with a used 20-gauge field gun; then I added a 12 gauge that had been engraved and inlaid with gold, fitted with a fancy aftermarket buttstock, and used pretty extensively for skeet shooting. I was working at Gil Hebard Guns at that time, and the fancy 12-gauge gun came in for us to appraise.
While they were being fluffed and buffed, I treated myself to skeet shooting school with a private instructor.
food & lodging Yes unguided hunts Yes goose hunting Yes equipment No bird processing Yes dogs welcome Yes women/children welcome Yes mixed hunting parties No skeet shooting Yes wingshooting Yes
Rhythmic gymnast Frankie Jones, pictured, - who won five silver medals and one gold - will be joined by Natalie Powell, the 78kg judo gold medal winner and Elena Allen, the women's skeet shooting silver medalist.
2012 _ Kimberly Rhode wins the Olympic gold medal in women's skeet shooting, making her the first American to take an individual-sport medal in five consecutive Olympics.
NEWCASTLE University student Frank Cordesmeyer will take part in the skeet shooting World Cup in Kazakhstan on May 18 and May 19.
The illuminated fluorescent shot makes shot placement visible to the naked eye, revolutionizing skeet shooting and drastically reducing the discouraging learning curve inherent in the sport."
Astana, Oct 7 (ONA) For the first time in its history, the national shooting team came second at the Asian Skeet Shooting Championship held in Kazakhstan from October 1st to 10th 2013.
The rifle was completed, and Frank flew to San Antonio, Texas to present it to Harry, who is a lifelong rifle shooter and skeet shooting champion.