from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A trotting horse; specifically, in recent use, a horse that in trotting lifts its feet only a little way from the ground.
  • n. In base-ball, a ball batted so that it skims or bounds along the ground.


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  • It's 2-1 now as Pantelic pounces on a mistake by Schwarzer, who spills a daisy-cutter from Tosic at his feet.

    World Cup 2010: Australia v Serbia ? as it happened

  • He pulls a low daisy-cutter a couple of feet wide of the right upright.

    World Cup 2010: France v Mexico - as it happened

  • It's a far cry from the daisy-cutter daring of America.

    Europe's Mr. Fix-It

  • Here's the not-so-deep part: driving there, you go through some neighborhoods - if one could use that word - that look like they were hit by a daisy-cutter bomb.

    marcona almonds

  • There is not -- there isn't the heavy equipment over there to go into those caves, and take down tons of rubble from those daisy-cutter bombs, those huge bombs that blow up those caves.

    CNN Transcript Jan 5, 2002

  • That is what you called a daisy-cutter, and so we have also had that 15,000-pound munition in this fight.

    CNN Transcript Dec 14, 2001

  • It seems that Osama bin Laden is there, although we hit one of the caves with a daisy-cutter bomb, massive bomb which crashes in the entrance and probably the exits, so maybe he's dead inside there.

    CNN Transcript Dec 11, 2001

  • QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, the other day the United States took an extraordinary step of dropping a daisy-cutter somewhere up in Tora Bora.

    CNN Transcript Dec 11, 2001

  • And if so, do you attribute that largely to the bombing campaign of the B-52s and those big 15,000-pound daisy-cutter weapons?

    CNN Transcript Nov 13, 2001

  • The target that was available yesterday, or the day before now, on the daisy-cutter was considered to be appropriate for that size weapon, a 15,000-pound bomb.

    CNN Transcript Dec 12, 2001


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    January 30, 2012