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divot

[ div-uht ]
/ ˈdɪv ət /
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noun
Golf. a piece of turf gouged out with a club in making a stroke.
Scot. a piece of turf.
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Origin of divot

1530–40; originally Scots, earlier deva(i)t, diffat, duvat, of obscure origin
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British Dictionary definitions for divot

divot
/ (ˈdɪvət) /

noun
a piece of turf dug out of a grass surface, esp by a golf club or by horses' hooves

Word Origin for divot

C16: from Scottish, of obscure origin
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