or brass·y, brass·ey
- a club with a wooden head, the brass-plated face of which has more slope than a driver but less than a spoon, for hitting long, low drives on the fairway.
Origin of brassie
Also called number two wood.
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Examples from the Web for brassey
Sometimes I try it with a brassey, but on the whole I think the cleek is best.Tom and Some Other Girls
Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
Thanks to the lamp, Brassey steered his way carefully and with a grim smile.
Brassey heard it, emerged from the shade of his pillar, and was soon beside his comrade.
Dangerfield took his brassey and went straightway into the brook.Anthony Trent, Master Criminal
It was the original of the "brassey," for the idea of a rut suggested the idea of a road.Fifty Years of Golf
Horace G. Hutchinson
- golf a former name for a club, a No. 2 wood, originally having a brass-plated sole and with a shallower face than a driver to give more loft
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