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mashie

[ mash-ee ]

noun

, Golf.
, plural mash·ies.
  1. a club with an iron head, the face having more slope than a mashie iron but less slope than a mashie niblick.


mashie

/ ˈmæʃɪ /

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of mashie1

First recorded in 1880–85; perhaps from French massue “club,” from unattested Vulgar Latin matteūca, derivative of unattested matte(a) “mallet, club”; mace 1

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Word History and Origins

Origin of mashie1

C19: perhaps from French massue club, ultimately from Latin mateola mallet

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Example Sentences

If he wished to use a mashie the Bish would insist on the mid-iron.

Cupid looked at the mashie niblicks and then he looked at Windy.

Xuriel apparently did know his job, for the King's ball continued to be as foozle-proof as the Marshal's mashie.

As an alternative to the cleek the driving mashie has achieved considerable popularity.

The driving mashie usually demands a good lie if it is to be played with any amount of success.

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