dead bird

noun

Definition of dead bird

1 : a bird or other target (as in trapshooting) regarded as killed
2 : a mark regarded as already hit : sure thing
3 : one whose death or failure is or seems inescapable

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“Dead bird.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dead%20bird. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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