A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

POLO

Tue, 19 Oct '21
Sport with mallets
Tue, 12 Oct '21
Explorer Marco
Thu, 22 Jul '21
Common bit of golf attire
Sun, 7 Mar '21
Sport played at British boarding schools
Fri, 15 Jan '21
Game that can be played on bicycles or elephants