short strokes

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  • Possibly an allusion to painting, in which a painter typically finishes a work with short, careful, finishing strokes of the paint brush, or to golf, in which a player concludes each hole by making short strokes with a putter.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'short strokes':

short strokesThe final steps of an undertaking, especially one which has been lengthy or laborious.
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