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verb (used without object)
  1. to strike the ground with a club in making a stroke.
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  1. a stroke with a club that unduly lofts the ball.
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Origin of baff

1790–1800; Scots dial., special use of baff blow, buffet, probably ultimately of imitative orig.
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Examples from the Web for baff

Historical Examples

  • Baff: To strike the ground with the "sole" of the club-head in playing.

    The Sportswoman's Library, Vol. 1 of 2


  • Has Ah got time t have granny sew buttons on m boiled shirt an get a baff?

    Little Washington's Relatives

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy