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daisy-cutter

[dey-zee-kuht-er] /ˈdeɪ ziˌkʌt ər/
noun
1.
Sports Slang. a batted or served ball that skims along near the ground.
2.
Military Slang. an antipersonnel fragmentation bomb.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95
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British Dictionary definitions for daisy cutter

daisy cutter

noun
1.
(soccer) a powerful shot that moves close to the ground
2.
(cricket) a ball bowled, kicked, or hit so that it rolls along the ground
3.
a powerful bomb with a huge blast effect
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Slang definitions & phrases for daisy cutter

daisy-cutter

noun
  1. (also daisy-clipper) A grounder or very low line drive (1866+ Baseball)
  2. A very low tennis shot (1897+ Tennis)
  3. A horse that trots with its hooves near the ground (1791+)
  4. An antipersonnel bomb or mine that ejects shrapnel close to the ground (WWII Army)

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