draw shot


Definition of 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

Examples of draw shot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web About three dozen birds flushed and some drew shots. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Smith: Traditional archers enjoy challenge of pheasant hunting in annual shoot," 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, "John Shuster and the U.S. Curling Team Win First Gold Medal," 25 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of draw shot

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“Draw shot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/draw%20shot. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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