long iron

  1. 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.

Origin of long iron

First recorded in 1930–35

Words Nearby long iron

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How to use long iron in a sentence

  • For twenty-five minutes while the boil goes on I stir it constantly with my long iron rabble.

    The Iron Puddler | James J. Davis
  • What time I was not stoking the fire, I was stirring the charge with a long iron rabble that weighed some twenty-five pounds.

    The Iron Puddler | James J. Davis
  • His long iron-gray hair fluttered in the wind, and his face seemed like a wizard's, penetrating but unearthly.

    Duffels | Edward Eggleston
  • In the early days of the Donald Dinnie its long iron handle, with a diameter of two inches, was firmly fixed to the bomb.

  • Then she raked the fire off the top of the pan, and took the pan out with the long iron fork.

    The Sandman: His Farm Stories | William J. Hopkins