draw shot


: a shot in billiards or pool made by hitting the cue ball with draw so it moves back after striking the object ball

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web For example, a draw shot is the basic scoring shot, which is designed to stop in the house or directly in front of it, NBC Sports explains. Johanna Gretschel, SELF, 3 Feb. 2022 About three dozen birds flushed and some drew shots. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3 Mar. 2018 Shuster was heavy on his last shot and Edin made a perfect draw shot to score two points. Scott Cacciola, New York Times, 25 Feb. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of draw shot was in 1860

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Cite this Entry

“Draw shot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/draw%20shot. Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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