One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A long-handled mallet used for playing polo.
- ‘Gracefully dropping from the saddle, the heir to the throne passed the reigns to the waiting stable boy and swung his polo stick across his shoulder.’
- ‘In particular, the Mameluke deck contained 52 cards comprising four ‘suits’: polo sticks, coins, swords, and cups.’
- ‘On top of the stack is a polo video: Harry is an enthusiastic and competitive player, and a polo stick hangs on the wall.’
- ‘Ramirez swung his polo stick expertly, and a red streak of light flew off into the blue sky.’
- ‘The batons may originally have been polo sticks.’
- ‘He and the horse fell to the ground, and Walter's arm snapped after being pinned behind his back by his polo stick.’
- ‘According to Ronald Decker, the Muslim sticks represented polo sticks.’
- ‘Earlier in his career, harebrained schemes to sell Indian-made polo sticks to Harrods earned him the name of ‘import-export wallah’ back in Hyderabad.’
- ‘We don't have a guy on a horse with a polo stick, we don't have a swoosh, a pennant or a sailboat.’
- ‘‘There is a huge growth potential for Cobra within the Indian food sector but also as a brand outside Indian food,’ says Bilimoria, who started the company 10 years ago after an earlier venture importing Indian polo sticks failed.’
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