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driving iron

Golf. a club with a long shaft and an iron head the face of which has almost no slope, for hitting long, low drives.
Also called number one iron.
Origin of driving iron
First recorded in 1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • There was a man who was in want of a shot that would come between the driving iron and the wood, and he could not find one.

  • Next to the Schenectady putter belonging to Mr. Travis his driving iron is, or should be, the most famous club in all America.

    The Happy Golfer Henry Leach
  • By some providential chance my second, with the driving iron, found its way into the hole, saving two clear shots.

    Fifty Years of Golf Horace G. Hutchinson
  • Shallow wells made by driving iron tubes with well points into the subsoil water are preferable to dug wells.

  • Of course, it was against all the rules of the range—it was outlaw business—but what about driving iron stakes in a hay meadow?

    Dennison Grant Robert Stead

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