decoy

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Synonyms for decoy

Synonyms for decoy

a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)

something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed

lure or entrap with or as if with a decoy

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Other European observers described the use of runners to locate the herds and launch a stampede, decoyers to lead an approaching herd down the drive lanes towards the jump or into a pound, and frighteners to prevent the herd from turning away at the last moment (Verbicky-Todd, 1984, pp.
313) and others for decoyers (aahwa'waki, awah-kee, and auki).
Historical accounts identify all bison callers, runners, and decoyers as men; in recent years, women have reportedly found iinisskimm for men.
When I add a jake to comprise a three-decoy spread, I go with the traditional V-pattern that's so commonly practiced by decoyers everywhere.
Buck Deer: Like most first-time decoyers I raced to my stand with a doe decoy.