Etymology
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shot-putting (n.)

by 1887 as "the sport or exercise of throwing a heavy metal weight like a cannon ball," from shot (n.) + present-participle of putt (v.). The sports use of shot is attested by 1881. Related: Shot-putter (by 1882).

updated on September 01, 2022

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