mashie

[ mash-ee ]
/ ˈmæʃ i /

noun, plural mash·ies.Golf.

a club with an iron head, the face having more slope than a mashie iron but less slope than a mashie niblick.

QUIZZES

IS YOUR DESERT PLANT KNOWLEDGE SUCCULENT OR DRIED UP?

Cactus aficionados, don't get left in the dust with this quiz on desert plants. Find out if you have the knowledge to survive this prickly foray into the desert!
Question 1 of 7
This tall, horizontally branched cactus is probably the most recognizable cactus in Arizona. What is it called?
Also mashy .
Also called number five iron .

Origin of mashie

First recorded in 1880–85; perhaps from French massue “club,” from unattested Vulgar Latin matteūca, derivative of unattested matte(a) “mallet, club”; see mace1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for mashie

British Dictionary definitions for mashie

mashie

mashy

/ (ˈmæʃɪ) /

noun plural mashies

golf (formerly) a club, corresponding to the modern No. 5 or No. 6 iron, used for approach shots

Word Origin for mashie

C19: perhaps from French massue club, ultimately from Latin mateola mallet
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012