Thesaurus / stymie
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Well, the first thing to be done is to get rid of Loudon's stymie with the authorities.
He wished frantically that he could have figured out a way to stymie the chase, but starships were not built to be sabotaged.
THE SEX LIFE OF THE GODSMICHAEL KNERR
He may dodge a stymie or circumvent an inconvenient piece of the green over which, without the cut, the ball would have to travel.
The common method of playing a stymie is by pitching your ball over that of your opponent, but this is not always possible.
The object is to knock the stymie right away over the hole, and to follow through with your own and drop in.
The simplest and most frequent is the waiving of the lost stroke for a stymie.
THE SPIRIT OF THE LINKSHENRY LEACH
This is the stroke which is now known as the Vaile Stymie Stroke.
THE SOUL OF GOLFPERCY ADOLPHUS VAILE
Of the Stymie, let it be said, that as it always has been a freak of the game, so let it continue to be.
A stymie, is when the opponent's ball is on the line of your own putt.
I suppose I must have explained a stymie or a no-ball very cleverly once.
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