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miniature golf

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noun

a game or amusement modeled on golf and played with a putter and golf ball, in which each very short, grassless “hole” constitutes an obstacle course, consisting of wooden alleys, tunnels, bridges, etc., through which the ball must be driven to hole it.

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Also called midget golf.

Origin of miniature golf

First recorded in 1910–15
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