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birdie

[ bur-dee ]
/ ˈbɜr di /
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noun

a small bird.
Golf. a score of one stroke under par on a hole.
a shuttlecock.

verb (used with object), bird·ied, bird·ie·ing.

Golf. to make a birdie on (a hole).

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Origin of birdie

First recorded in 1785–95; bird + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for birdie

birdie
/ (ˈbɜːdɪ) /

noun

golf a score of one stroke under par for a hole
informal a bird, esp a small bird

verb

(tr) golf to play (a hole) in one stroke under par
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