split stroke
split shot split shot or split stroke split stroke In croquet, etc., a shot or stroke in which one drives in different directions one's own and the opponent's ball placed in contact. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • split shot — or split stroke split stroke In croquet, etc., a shot or stroke in which one drives in different directions one s own and the opponent s ball placed in contact. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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