or brass·y, brass·ey
- 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
Related Words for brassiewedge, 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.
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.Uncles Josh's Punkin Centre Stories
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.
- 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