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English → English (gcide) Definition: Dodecatheon Meadia Shooting \Shoot"ing\, a. Of or pertaining to shooting; for shooting; darting. [1913 Webster] Shooting board (Joinery), a fixture used in planing or shooting the edge of a board, by means of which the plane is guided and the board held true. Shooting box, a small house in the country for use in the shooting season. --Prof. Wilson. Shooting gallery, a range, usually covered, with targets for practice with firearms. Shooting iron, a firearm. [Slang, U.S.] Shooting star. (a) (Astron.) A starlike, luminous meteor, that, appearing suddenly, darts quickly across some portion of the sky, and then as suddenly disappears, leaving sometimes, for a few seconds, a luminous train, -- called also falling star . Note: Shooting stars are small cosmical bodies which encounter the earth in its annual revolution, and which become visible by coming with planetary velocity into the upper regions of the atmosphere. At certain periods, as on the 13th of November and 10th of August, they appear for a few hours in great numbers, apparently diverging from some point in the heavens, such displays being known as meteoric showers, or star showers. These bodies, before encountering the earth, were moving in orbits closely allied to the orbits of comets. See Leonids, Perseids. (b) (Bot.) The American cowslip (Dodecatheon Meadia). See under Cowslip. Shooting stick (Print.), a tapering piece of wood or iron, used by printers to drive up the quoins in the chase. --Hansard. [1913 Webster] Cowslip \Cow"slip`\ (-sl[i^]p`), n. [AS. c[=u]slyppe, c[=u]sloppe, prob. orig., cow's droppings. Cf. Slop, n.] (Bot.) 1. A common flower in England (Primula veris) having yellow blossoms and appearing in early spring. It is often cultivated in the United States. [1913 Webster] 2. In the United States, the marsh marigold (Caltha palustris ), appearing in wet places in early spring and often used as a pot herb. It is nearer to a buttercup than to a true cowslip. See Illust. of Marsh marigold. [1913 Webster] American cowslip (Bot.), a pretty flower of the West (Dodecatheon Meadia), belonging to the same order (Primulace[ae]) with the English cowslip. French cowslip (Bot.), bear's-ear (Primula Auricula). [1913 Webster]

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