long iron


noun Golf.

a club, as a driving iron, midiron, or mid-mashie, with a long shaft and an iron head the face of which has little slope, for hitting long, low shots.

Nearby words

  1. long horn,
  2. long horse,
  3. long house,
  4. long hundredweight,
  5. long in the tooth,
  6. long island,
  7. long island iced tea,
  8. long island sound,
  9. long jenny,
  10. long johns

Compare short iron.

Origin of long iron

First recorded in 1930–35

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