brassie

or brass·y, brass·ey

[bras-ee, brah-see]
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noun Golf.
  1. a club with a wooden head, the brass-plated face of which has more slope than a driver but less than a spoon, for hitting long, low drives on the fairway.

Origin of brassie

First recorded in 1885–90; brass + -ie
Also called number two wood.
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Related Words for brassie

wedge, putter, driver, spoon, wood, stick, iron, midiron, niblick, mashie, brassie, cleek

Examples from the Web for brassie

Historical Examples of brassie

  • I flubbed my drive, smothered my brassie shot, and heeled my third into the woods.

    Torchy As A Pa

    Sewell Ford

  • Shall I select my brassie and tempt twice the gods of chance?

    Hints to Pilgrims

    Charles Stephen Brooks

  • They called one a nibbler, and another a brassie, and a lot of other fool names I never heerd afore, and can't remember now.

  • And when at the next hole I laid my brassie absolutely dead, he—— But I can tell you about that some other time.

    Once a Week

    Alan Alexander Milne

  • Fairly long off the tee, but erratic with the brassie, and not all dependable195 when it came to short iron work.

    Torchy As A Pa

    Sewell Ford


British Dictionary definitions for brassie

brassie

brassy

noun plural brassies
  1. golf a former name for a club, a No. 2 wood, originally having a brass-plated sole and with a shallower face than a driver to give more loft
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