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putting green

noun, Golf.
green (def 24).
Origin of putting green
First recorded in 1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Small's fifth shot was in the long grass just off the edge and to the right of the putting green.

    Fore! Charles Emmett Van Loan
  • You can only get quite bright red by putting green round it.

    The Live Corpse Leo Tolstoy
  • He was irritated, and made no secret of it, but his irritation did not keep him from dropping the next shot on the putting green.

    Fore! Charles Emmett Van Loan
  • I met her ladyship on the putting green of the ninth hole of the golf course.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Then we retire to a vantage point on the left, and fire over the heads of our immediate successors on the putting green.

  • It is apparent that a golf ball on a putting green sinks into the turf.

    The Soul of Golf Percy Adolphus Vaile
  • The pony backed upon a putting green and bucked again, this time dislodging his rider.

    The Main Chance Meredith Nicholson
  • The table may be arranged with a "putting green" in the centre made of a square of sponge cake frosted with pistachio.

    Bright Ideas for Entertaining Mrs. Herbert B. Linscott
  • The ball carried in the rough seventy-five yards from the putting green, and disappeared without even a bounce.

    Fore! Charles Emmett Van Loan
British Dictionary definitions for putting green

putting green

(on a golf course) the area of closely mown grass at the end of a fairway where the hole is
an area of smooth grass with several holes for putting games
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