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buzkashi

noun
  1. 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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Word Origin and History for buzkashi

n.

Afghan sport, a sort of mounted polo played with a goat carcass, 1956, from Persian buz "goat" + kashi "dragging, drawing."

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