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between hawk and buzzard

Caught between two extremes or two factions. The settlers on the border of the two warring states found themselves caught between hawk and buzzard.
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buzzard meat

Someone or something that is dead or obsolete. If my brother catches us messing with his stuff, we'll be buzzard meat!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

buzzard

n. an old man; a mean old man. (Especially with old.) Some old buzzard is at the door asking for Mary Wilson.

buzzard meat

n. someone or something that is dead or outdated. If you don’t watch out, you’re going to become buzzard meat!
See also: buzzard, meat
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Mr McMorn, of Ancroft Town Farm who managed six pheasant shoots on 11 farms in Northumberland, claimed the buzzards were causing serious damage and had made his business unviable.
He said: "The buzzard was brought in and I examined it and it didn't have any broken wings of limbs and it wasn't starved or anything.
OFFICIALS have licensed the destruction of buzzard nests and eggs to protect a pheasant shoot, a freedom of information request has revealed.
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But the decision has come too late for 49-year-old Mr McMorn of Ancroft Town Farm, whose livelihood has already been ruined because he could not control the buzzards.
A year ago Defra halted plans to spend up to PS375,000 researching ways to keep buzzards from targeting captive-reared pheasants following a public outcry.