shooting stick

noun

: a spiked stick with a top that opens into a seat

Illustration of shooting stick

Illustration of shooting stick

Examples of shooting stick in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Woods' approach shot stuck the ball within ten feet of the hole, leaving a simple par opportunity for the reigning Masters champ. The Si Staff, SI.com, 13 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shooting stick was in 1926

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“Shooting stick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shooting%20stick. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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