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 brassie
I flubbed my drive, smothered my brassie shot, and heeled my third into the woods.
Shall I select my brassie and tempt twice the gods of chance?Hints to Pilgrims
Charles Stephen Brooks
They called one a nibbler, and another a brassie, and a lot of other fool names I never heerd afore, and can't remember now.Uncles Josh's Punkin Centre Stories
And when at the next hole I laid my brassie absolutely dead, he—— But I can tell you about that some other time.Once a Week
Alan Alexander Milne
Fairly long off the tee, but erratic with the brassie, and not all dependable195 when it came to short iron work.
- 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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