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brassie

or brass·y, brass·ey

[ bras-ee, brah-see ]
/ ˈbræs i, ˈbrɑ si /
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noun Golf.

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.

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Also called number two wood .

Origin of brassie

First recorded in 1885–90; brass + -ie
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brassie

brassy

/ (ˈbræsɪ, ˈbrɑː-) /

noun plural brassies

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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