chip shot

chip shot

noun Golf.
a shot that is purposely hit fairly high into the air and is meant to roll upon landing, used in approaching the green.
Also called pitch-and-run shot, pitch-and-run.
Compare pitch shot.


Origin:
1905–10

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chip shot
 
n
golf a short approach shot to the green, esp one that is lofted

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