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daisy-cutter

[ dey-zee-kuht-er ]
/ ˈdeɪ ziˌkʌt ər /
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noun

Sports Slang. a batted or served ball that skims along near the ground.
Military Slang. an antipersonnel fragmentation bomb.

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Origin of daisy-cutter

First recorded in 1785–95

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British Dictionary definitions for daisy-cutter

daisy cutter

noun

soccer a powerful shot that moves close to the ground
cricket a ball bowled, kicked, or hit so that it rolls along the ground
a powerful bomb with a huge blast effect
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