Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A covering for the wrist; a wristlet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A covering for the wrist.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun ice hockey A wrist shot, a shot made primarily with a wrist motion
  • noun dated, US A knit wrist covering

Etymologies

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wrist +‎ -er

Examples

  • Defenseman Rob Scuderi forced overtime when he beat Gerber with a wrister from the left circle at 3: 56 in the third period.

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  • Kennedy, who also scored 40 seconds into the first period in front of 13,699 at Stockholm's soldout Globe Arena, beat Ottawa goalie Martin Gerber with a wrister from the left circle.

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  • Arguably the best chance Atlanta had to stay within reach of the lead came 11: 51 into the second when Ilya Kovalchuk's wrister from the left circle went under Osgood's pads but sailed just beyond the right goalpost.

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  • With 7: 21 remaining, Okposo's ninth goal, a wrister from the bottom of the right circle, gave New York a 5-3 lead and helped Danis compose himself.

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  • The Blues added two more with the man advantage in the second period, with Tkachuk making it 2-0 at 6: 37, redirecting McDonald's centering feed past Backstrom, and Perron roofing a wrister from the left circle at 8: 08 to make it 3-0.

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  • He then slid the puck to rookie Jake Voracek in the high slot, with Voracek backhanding a pass to Peca for a hard wrister from the right dot.

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  • Kovalchuk, who has 25 goals and 14 assists in his last 29 games, made it 4-2 with a hard wrister from the right circle near the midway point of the third.

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  • He hit the right goal post on a breakaway before his wrister from the right boards beat Khabibulin, but crossed the goal line two-tenths of a second too late.

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  • Little opened the scoring at 4: 40 of the first with a wrister from the left side of the crease.

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  • Phoenix was even quieter in the third, failing to record its first shot until Keith Yandle's soft wrister from the outside of the left circle with 4: 14 to go.

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  • "A fringed wrister may be made on the foundation described by holding a pencil on lengthwise with the left hand, and with the right sewing over and over it; make the rows quite close together, cut the wound yarn open with a pair of sharp scissors, and brush lightly across it, back and forth, until the cut ends become "mossy" or fluffed up."

    -Handbook of Wool Knitting and Crochet

    June 23, 2015