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English definition of “clay pigeon”

clay pigeon

noun [C]    
a disc made of clay that is shot into the air to be shot at for sport: clay pigeon shootingTarget sports
(Definition of clay pigeon noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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