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decoy

noun allure, allurement, ambush, attraction, bait, blind, camouflage, deception, disguise, diversion, imitation, inducement, inlex, inveiglement, simulation, trap, trick
Associated concepts: entrapment
See also: bait, betray, cloak, deceive, deception, delude, ensnare, entice, entrap, fake, illude, inveigle, lure, maneuver, mislead, ruse, trick

DECOY. A pond used for the breeding and maintenance of water-fowl. 11 Mod. 74, 130; S. C. 3 Salk. 9; Holt, 14 11 East, 571.

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I laid every silhouette flat on the ground and from that point on the flocks decoyed like we had them under remote control.
But when it all comes together and I find myself drawing down on a buck that is decoyed and confused--it makes me grin.
and mallards, pintails and gadwalls--practically every dabbling species--all decoyed more readily.
If you have decoyed turkeys, you know that sometimes a gobbler will totally ignore your decoys.
I decoyed the big, dog leg run of that pond that winter with my 17-block layout and watched birds pitch into my new sets like magic.