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baff

[baf] /bæf/ Golf.
verb (used without object)
1.
to strike the ground with a club in making a stroke.
noun
2.
a stroke with a club that unduly lofts the ball.
Origin of baff
1790-1800
1790-1800; Scots dial., special use of baff blow, buffet, probably ultimately of imitative orig.
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