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.

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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
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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
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