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midiron

[mid-ahy-ern]
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noun Golf.
  1. a club with an iron head the face of which has more slope than a driving iron but less slope than a mid-mashie.

Origin of midiron

First recorded in 1900–05; mid- + iron
Also called number two iron.
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Examples from the Web for midiron

Historical Examples

  • "Probably a white egret," he remarked, knocking about in the scrub with his midiron.

    The Slayer Of souls

    Robert Chambers

  • He drove with his midiron high in the air and full on the flag.

  • A midiron for his second put him in position for another four, and again brought his score to even threes.


British Dictionary definitions for midiron

midiron

noun
  1. golf a club, usually a No. 5, 6, or 7 iron, used for medium-length approach shots
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