mashy

[ mash-ee ]
/ ˈmæʃ i /

noun, plural mash·ies. Golf.

Definition for mashy (2 of 2)

mashie

or mash·y

[ mash-ee ]
/ ˈmæʃ i /

noun Golf.

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

Origin of mashie

1880–85; perhaps < French massue club < Vulgar Latin *matteūca, derivative of *matte(a) mace1
Also called number five iron.
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Examples from the Web for mashy

  • "Mashy, a straight-faced niblich," is one of these definitions.

    The Art of Entertaining|M. E. W. Sherwood
  • Booverman took his mashy for the short running-up stroke to the pin, which seemed so near.

British Dictionary definitions for mashy

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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