slingshot


sling·shot

noun \ˈsliŋ-ˌshät\

: a Y-shaped stick with an elastic band attached to it that is used for shooting small stones

Full Definition of SLINGSHOT

1
:  a forked stick with an elastic band attached for shooting small stones
2
a :  a maneuver in auto racing in which a drafting car accelerates past the car in front by taking advantage of reserve power
b :  a dragster in which the driver sits behind the rear wheels

First Known Use of SLINGSHOT

1849

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