daisy-cutter

daisy-cutter

[dey-zee-kuht-er]
noun
1.
Sports Slang. a batted or served ball that skims along near the ground.
2.
Military Slang. an antipersonnel fragmentation bomb.

Origin:
1785–95

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Main Entry:  daisy-cutter1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a powerful antipersonnel fragmentation bomb that is detonated just above ground level
Etymology:  from its destruction of things on the ground
Usage:  slang
Main Entry:  daisy-cutter2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  in sports, a ball that skims the ground upon being hit, kicked, or thrown
Etymology:  from its path along the ground
Usage:  slang
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