- a club with an iron head, the face of which has the greatest slope of all the irons, for hitting the ball with maximum loft.
Origin of niblick
Also called number nine iron.
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Examples from the Web for niblick
You will hardly get it away with a brassy; if I were you I should play my niblick.IT and Other Stories
Of the niblick it need only be said that it must be strong, heavy, and well lofted.The Complete Golfer 
He's the fellow that went to the Barren Lands with a niblick.
And he went to the Barren Lands, armed only with his niblick and a camera.
Arriving at the bunker Henry armed himself with his niblick.Fore!
Charles Emmett Van Loan
- golf (formerly) a club, a no. 9 iron, giving a great deal of lift
C19: of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for niblick
golf club with a heavy head, of unknown origin.
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