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shooting gallery

noun

Simple Definition of shooting gallery

  • : a place where people shoot guns at objects for practice or to win prizes

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of shooting gallery

  1. 1 :  a usually covered range equipped with targets for practice with firearms

  2. 2 slang :  a place where one can obtain narcotics and shoot up

1836

First Known Use of shooting gallery

1836


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