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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. 2018.
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  • I met her ladyship on the putting green of the ninth hole of the golf course.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • You can only get quite bright red by putting green round it.

    The Live Corpse Leo Tolstoy
  • It is apparent that a golf ball on a putting green sinks into the turf.

    The Soul of Golf Percy Adolphus Vaile
  • She may be a wonder on the putting green, but she offers herself no credit for that.

    Fore! Charles Emmett Van Loan
  • 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
  • A little golf ball for the "putting green" can be made by covering a preserved cherry with white icing.

    Bright Ideas for Entertaining Mrs. Herbert B. Linscott
  • The pony backed upon a putting green and bucked again, this time dislodging his rider.

    The Main Chance Meredith Nicholson
  • Then we retire to a vantage point on the left, and fire over the heads of our immediate successors on the putting green.

  • The size and contour of the putting green and the bunkering should depend upon the character and length of the hole.

    The Happy Golfer Henry Leach
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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