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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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Contemporary definitions for daisycutter
noun

in sports, a ball that skims the ground upon being hit, kicked, or thrown

Word Origin

from its path along the ground

Usage Note

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daisy

noun

A person or thing that is remarkable, wonderful, superior, etc;


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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