shot-put

shot put

noun
1.
a field event in which a heavy ball or shot is thrown or put for distance.
2.
a single throw or put of the shot.

Origin:
1895–1900

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shot put
 
n
1.  an athletic event in which contestants hurl or put a heavy metal ball or shot as far as possible
2.  a single put of the shot
 
'shot-putter
 
n

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