gutty

[guht-ee]
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Origin of gutty

First recorded in 1935–40; gut + -y1
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Examples from the Web for gutty

Historical Examples of gutty

  • They were "gutty" balls, mind, which did not fly away off the irons like the rubber-cores.

    Fifty Years of Golf

    Horace G. Hutchinson

  • Certainly the score with which the championship was won was phenomenally low for those days of gutty balls.

  • With a gutty ball it was really a fine long, slashing carry, and to play short was sometimes the better part of valour.

  • There were more short drivers than there are now, in the days of the solid "gutty" ball.

    Fifty Years of Golf

    Horace G. Hutchinson

  • This was good work for a lady, especially as I rather fancy she must have been using the gutty ball at that time.

    The Happy Golfer

    Henry Leach


British Dictionary definitions for gutty

gutty

noun plural -ties Irish dialect
  1. an urchin or delinquent
  2. a low-class person

Word Origin for gutty

probably from gutter, perhaps from the compound guttersnipe
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