- a game played in Aghanistan, in which opposing teams of horsemen strive for possession of the headless carcass of a goat
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Examples from the Web for buzkashi
There we were to watch a game of buzkashi, a much more violent variant of polo played by Uzbeks and other Afghans.The Warlord Who Defines Afghanistan: An Excerpt From Bruce Riedel’s ’What We Won’
July 27, 2014
Word Origin and History for buzkashi
Afghan sport, a sort of mounted polo played with a goat carcass, 1956, from Persian buz "goat" + kashi "dragging, drawing."
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