Origin of mashie
Examples from the Web for mashie
I seldom use a mashie until I am within eighty yards of the hole.
He saw the mashie flash in the air, some turf cut away, and a ball dropping on to the green.The Soul of Golf|Percy Adolphus Vaile
Haven't you noticed he's been using a mashie—the same mashie every time?In Brief Authority|F. Anstey
I took the mashie, because I distrusted my ability to carry the bunker with another telegraph pole.
In this question of the choice of mashie it is necessary that taste and style should be allowed to have their own way.
British Dictionary definitions for mashie
noun plural mashies
Word Origin for mashie
Word Origin and History for mashie
"five iron," 1881, from Scottish, probably from French massue "club," from Vulgar Latin *mattiuca, from Latin mateola "a tool for digging" (see mace (n.1)). Related: Mashie-niblick (1903).