slungshot

noun
slung·​shot | \ ˈsləŋ-ˌshät How to pronounce slungshot (audio) \

Definition of slungshot

: a striking weapon consisting of a small mass of metal or stone fixed on a flexible handle or strap

First Known Use of slungshot

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Slungshot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slungshot. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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