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midiron

[ mid-ahy-ern ]
/ ˈmɪdˌaɪ ərn /
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noun Golf.

a club with an iron head the face of which has more slope than a driving iron but less slope than a mid-mashie.

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Also called number two iron.

Origin of midiron

First recorded in 1900–05; mid- + iron
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  • A midiron for his second put him in position for another four, and again brought his score to even threes.

  • "Probably a white egret," he remarked, knocking about in the scrub with his midiron.

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  • He drove with his midiron high in the air and full on the flag.

British Dictionary definitions for midiron

midiron
/ (ˈmɪdˌaɪən) /

noun

golf a club, usually a No. 5, 6, or 7 iron, used for medium-length approach shots
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