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slap shot

noun, Ice Hockey.
1.
a very powerful, fast-moving shot of the puck on goal made with a full backswing of the stick and an extended follow-through.
Origin of slap shot
1940-1945
1940-45
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British Dictionary definitions for slapshot

slapshot

/ˈslæpˌʃɒt/
noun
1.
(hockey:Ice) a hard, fast, often wild, shot executed with a powerful downward swing, and with the blade of the stick brushing firmly against the ice prior to striking the puck
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Word Origin and History for slapshot
n.

in ice hockey, 1942, from slap (v.) + shot (n.).

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