crow bait

crow bait

Rur. someone or an animal that is likely to die; a useless animal or person. That old dog used to hunt good, but now he's just crow bait.
See also: bait, crow
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Doug Skelton, author of Crow Bait "Why is Bloody Scotland great?
The events of Blood City and Crow Bait continue to haunt him.
Douglas Skelton's Blood City was a hit last year and now he's spreading the word about the much-acclaimed sequel Crow Bait.
After putting a resounding stamp on the bookshelves with Blood City, Douglas Skelton releases the follow-up Crow Bait.