Definition of Polo stick
1. Noun. A mallet used to strike the ball in polo.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Polo Stick
Literary usage of Polo stick
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes (1901)
"I don't for a moment intend to imply that you can get a polo stick to suit you as easily as you can a cricket bat. For the latter it is enough to walk into ..."
2. Riding by Robert Weir, J. Moray Brown (1891)
"As a general rule, and as a safe standard to go by, a polo stick should be of such a length that when the man using it is mounted, and grasps it in his hand ..."
3. Polo by T. B. Drybrough (1898)
"We should ride with the reins in the left hand, and should carry a polo stick in the right hand, which should touch the reins only when absolutely necessary ..."
4. Polo by T. B. Drybrough (1898)
"Having tried these experiments for a few times, he calls for a polo stick, at the first swing of which the pony, expecting more whip, frets and plunges with ..."
5. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"... shorter polo-stick than is common in England, an almond-wood handle being rudely fitted into a heavy plane or willow- wood head. ..."
6. Illustrated Naval and Military Magazine: A Monthly Journal Devoted to All (1890)
"Here, syce, give me my polo stick. Whoa ! There, old gal, don't be frightened. Never seen a polo stick in your life before, you old humbug—and you a veteran ..."
7. Fores's Sporting Notes & Sketches: A Quarterly Magazine Descriptive of (1893)
"Each of the fielders was armed with a light polo stick to hit the ball back to their captain near the home goal, so that he may bounce it into the home den, ..."