Definition of Line-shooting

1. Noun. An instance of boastful talk. "Whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade"

Exact synonyms: Brag, Bragging, Crow, Crowing, Gasconade, Vaporing
Generic synonyms: Boast, Boasting, Jactitation, Self-praise
Derivative terms: Brag, Braggy, Crow, Crow, Crow, Gasconade



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Line-shooting

lindsleyite
lindworm
lindworms
lindy
lindy hop
lindys
line
line-at-a-time printer
line-drive double
line-drive single
line-drive triple
line-item veto
line-out
line-outs
line-shooter
line-shooting (current term)
line-tying
line-up
line-ups
line and length
line angle
line art
line backer
line bees
line block
line break
line breaks
line breeding
line coach
line code

Literary usage of Line-shooting

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1. The Water-fowl Family by Leonard Cutler Sanford, Louis Bennett Bishop, Theodore Strong Van Dyke (1903)
"Very often amusing instances happen in line shooting; a bird, bewildered by successive shots, sometimes passes over the whole line of boats, and is missed ..."

2. Thirty-seven Years of Big Game Shooting in Cooch Behar, the Duars, and Assam by Nṛipendra Nārāyaṇa Bhūpa (1908)
"This form of line shooting with "stops" is usually practicable in all countries I have shot over. The " stops " generally get the shooting in the case of ..."

3. The Science of Dry Fly Fishing and Salmon Fly Fishing by Frederick George Shaw (1907)
"BD shows the line shooting forward at the end of the forward cast and at the moment when the rod should be lowered and the line fed. ..."

4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1836)
"That very afternoon we went out to practise, and the major soon put me in the way of line-shooting, with such precision, as to muke it a caution, ..."

5. The Science of Dry Fly Fishing and Salmon Fly Fishing by Frederick George Shaw (1907)
"BD shows the line shooting forward at the end of the forward cast and at the moment when the rod should be lowered and the line fed. ..."

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