baff

[ baf ]
/ bæf /
Golf.

verb (used without object)

to strike the ground with a club in making a stroke.

noun

a stroke with a club that unduly lofts the ball.

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Origin of baff

First recorded in 1790–1800; Scots dialect, special use of baff “blow, buffet,” probably imitative of the sound
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