The word decoy is a noun. Decoy means (1) something used to lure victims into danger, (2) a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot).
Decoy is also a verb that means (1) lure or entrap with or as if with a decoy.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word decoy.
- Decoy Types
Hunters of the past often used live duck decoys, but hunters of today typically use manufactured decoys. Learn about different kinds of decoys with this helpful guide.
- Wildfowler Decoys
For duck hunters who hunted between 1930 and 1980 especially, Wildfowler decoys are the first that come to mind, and they continue to be viewed with a certain nostalgia.
- Wood Carvings
Browse this wood carvings retailer directory to find wood carving retailers in the United States of America. The photograph on this web page depicts a carved wood duck decoy.
- Project Honey Pot
Project Honey Pot is a distributed system for identifying spammers and the spambots they use to scrape addresses from websites. It works by having participants add decoy
web pages to their web sites that the Project then keeps track of and collates the data to detect robots, spiders, and crawlers. The website explains how the system works and how to participate.
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The following article provides recent decoy
- Scientists Deceive Seabirds Into Returning Home
Using a combination of speakers, mirrors, and decoy birds, scientists are luring seabirds back to a Puerto Rican island they were once abundant on.
By Priya Shukla, Contributor. Forbes. Sunday, 25 Apr 2021 13:30:00 -0400.
Antique Duck Decoy in a Hunting Barn
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