shoot-the-chutes

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
\ ˌshüt-t͟hə-ˈshüts How to pronounce shoot-the-chutes (audio) \

Definition of shoot-the-chutes

: an amusement ride consisting of a steep incline down which boats slide into a pool at the bottom

First Known Use of shoot-the-chutes

1920, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of shoot-the-chutes was in 1920

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“Shoot-the-chutes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shoot-the-chutes. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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