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synonyms for clay pigeon

  • bird
  • clay disk
  • skeet
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The British had fired 143 cannon shot into the fort before the arrival of Gen. Clay.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Only the laborers on the plantations smoke small clay pipes.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
They use those with long, straight stems, and both their clay and porcelain pipes are of the finest form and finish.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Papier maché buttons came in with Henry Clay's patent in 1778.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
It is the custom in the English forts to make every Indian who comes to trade, a present of a clay pipe filled with tobacco.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The Turks (especially those of the lower orders) use a kind of clay pipe made of red earth decorated with gilding.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Softly tremble in the delicate blue mist and the azure spirals from his old Virginia clay—the domes of a sea-bathed city.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Eventually, however, both varieties become converted into clay, their magnesia and potash passing gradually into soluble forms.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
Clay (excluding that type used in the manufacture of pottery) ranks fifth in financial value.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The "pigeon house" stood behind a locked gate, and a shallow parterre that had been somewhat neglected.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
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WORDS RELATED TO CLAY PIGEON

  • chump
  • clay pigeon
  • derision
  • dupe
  • easy mark
  • fall guy
  • fool
  • goat
  • jestee
  • joke
  • laughingstock
  • mark
  • object of ridicule
  • patsy
  • pigeon
  • sap
  • setup
  • sitting duck
  • softie
  • subject
  • sucker
  • target
  • turkey
  • victim
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