An offensive play meant to disguise the spiker who will receive the set.
- a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot) 2. [v] - lure or entrap with or as if with a decoyFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=decoy
(de*koi') transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Decoyed
; present participle & verbal noun Decoying
.] [ Prefix de-
; orig., to quiet, soothe, caress, entice. See Coy
.] To lead into danger by ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/D/18
De·coy' noun 1.
Anything intended to lead into a snare; a lure that deceives and misleads into danger, or into the power of an enemy; a bait. 2.
A fowl, or the likeness of one, used by sportsmen to entice other fowl into a net or within shot. 3.
A place into which wild fowl, e...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/D/18
To lead into danger by artifice; to lure into a net or snare; to entrap; to insnare; to allure; to entice; as, to decoy troops into an ambush; to decoy ducks into a net. 'Did to a lonely cot his steps decoy.' (Thomson) 'E'en while fashion's brightest arts decoy, The heart, distrusting, asks if this be joy.' (Goldsmith) ... Synonym: To entice, tempt...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
• (n.) A place into which wild fowl, esp. ducks, are enticed in order to take or shoot them. • (v. t.) To lead into danger by artifice; to lure into a net or snare; to entrap; to insnare; to allure; to entice; as, to decoy troops into an ambush; to decoy ducks into a net. • (n.) A fowl, or the likeness of one, used by sportsmen to en...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/decoy/
(from the article `radar`) ...cloud consisting of a large number of tiny metallic reflecting strips that create strong echoes over a large area to mask the presence of real ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/d/23
decoy 1. Someone who entices or lures another person or thing, as into danger, a trap, etc. 2. Anything used as a lure. 3. A trained bird or other animal used to entice game into a trap or within gunshot. 4. An artificial bird, as a painted wooden duck, used to lure other water ducks, etc., close enough to be shot. 5. A pond into which wild fow...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/3591/3
HMS Decoy was a British defender Class destroyer of 1375 tons displacement built under the 1930 War Programme which saw action during the Second World War. She was armed with four 4.7-inch guns; six smaller guns and eight 21-inch torpedo tubes. She was powered by three Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 36 knots and carried a co...Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/RD.HTM
a shorter term for decoy assumption.Found on http://www.comicalmanagement.com/pages/comical-terminology
A unique name especially inserted in a mailing list verifying list usage.Found on http://www.nmoa.org/Library/index.htm
Strictly speaking, a decoy is either a tame or artificial duck, so placed as to lure wild ducks within gunshot range. The term is widely applied to any means by which a person or animal is lured into a trap.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/AD.HTM
==Example== In the diagram, with Black to play, illustrates two separate decoys. First, the white queen is set up on c4 for a knight fork: 1... Rxc4! 2. Qxc4. Next, the fork is executed by removing the sole defender of the a3-square: 2... Qxb2!+ 3. Rxb2 Na3+ 4. Kc1. Finally, a zwischenzug decoys the king to b2: 4... Bxb2+. After eit...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decoy_(chess)
A live House Sparrow used inside a ground trap to attract other House Sparrows.Found on http://www.sialis.org/glossary.htm
A dummy designed to lure birds, especially woodpigeon, within shooting range. Also refers to a pond used for trapping ducksFound on http://basc.org.uk/media-centre/glossary-of-shooting-terms/
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