shooting stick


Definition of shooting stick

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

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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,, "2019 U.S. Open Live Blog: Tracking Tiger, Koepka and Round One Leaders at Pebble," 13 June 2019

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First Known Use of shooting stick

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of shooting stick was in 1926

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“Shooting stick.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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