from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A short lofted golf stroke, used in approaching the green.
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- n. An approach shot made from a location a short distance from the golf green in which the ball is launched into the air with only low or moderate force, so that it will land on the green and roll toward the hole.
- n. A relatively easy field goal, made from a short distance.
- n. A shot in which the ball is kicked from underneath with accuracy but with less than maximum force, to launch it high into the air in order either to pass it over the heads of opponents or to score a goal.
- n. A takeout shot aimed at hitting a rock at an angle.
- n. The achievement of a goal or the striking of a target with a ball or other projectile in relatively nonchallenging or routine circumstances, by throwing (as in basketball) or by discharging a firearm (as in hunting).
- n. Something that is easy to do or to achieve.
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- n. (golf) a low running approach shot
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Thank God Tazza takes the knife back, walking quickly to the fat man and swinging hard, the kukri lopping off the head so cleanly it seems to pop up like a chip shot before dropping with a thud to the green as the man’s fat body flops and his feet scrape and his clawed hands attempt to crawl in the full mania of death throes that dig up divots all over the place.