EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISCUS
They were taught to box, to wrestle, to throw the discus, and to hurl the spear.
And we'll discus it in the presence of nobody, if ye, please.
Like throwing the discus, it calls for strength, speed and courage.
Burly Drake cast the discus one hundred and thirty-four feet.
The throwers of the discus and the hammer were naturally at some disadvantage.
Statius, in Thebais, 646-721, fully describes the use of the discus.
The principal figure is on horseback with a discus round his head.
Bow to the discus on the top of the temple of Jagannth (which you can see from here).
The game is remotely similar to the ancient Greek game of throwing the discus.
He has the force at his command of the thrower of the discus.
1650s, from Latin discus "discus, disk," from Greek diskos "disk, quoit, platter."