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[mass noun] The shooting of birds in flight.
- ‘The quick back-and-forth movement of the whole gun went unnoticed when shooting slugs, buckshot or firing aimed, single shots as in turkey hunting, but I found it a bit distracting when wing shooting clay pigeons.’
- ‘My choice relates primarily to big game hunting since wing shooting is usually a daily outing conducted from a warm, dry, well equipped hearth where gun, equipment and clothing problems can be readily solved.’
- ‘You're guaranteed to get in a lot of challenging wing shooting.’
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