Synonyms for skeet

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Pearson took five wickets for 17, Skeet three for 21, Roberts two for 13.

She laid a hand on Skeet's shoulder, but it was only to push her away.

You noticed in Skeet's letter that they're expecting Ina to-morrow.

Skeet of course was as practical and brief as a sensible boy.

Used to be copy boy98 on the Sunday, Skeet did; but that was 'way back.

Walkin' over to Skeet I taps him on the shoulder, and then it's his turn to gawp at my costume.

Course I could guess he wa'n't hep to any facts about Skeet.

Everybody called me Skeet, though my name was Arthur, which I hated.

But I know better, and Skeet does, and so I've made up my mind to try this letter.

When we get to Havaner, Skeet's pa will give him that twice over, if he wants it.

WORD ORIGIN

form of trapshooting, 1926, a name chosen as "a very old form of our present word 'shoot.' " Perhaps Old Norse skotja "to shoot" (see shoot (v.)) was intended.

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clay pigeon

nounmoving target for shooting
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