wood shot

noun

Definition of wood shot

1 : a golf shot played with a wood
2 : a stroke in a racket game in which the ball or shuttlecock is hit with the frame of the racket rather than the strings

First Known Use of wood shot

1927, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Wood shot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wood%20shot. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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