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putt

[ puht ]
/ pʌt /
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verb (used with or without object)
to strike (a gollf ball) gently so as to make it roll along the green into the hole.
noun
an act of putting.
a stroke made in putting.
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Origin of putt

First recorded in 1735–45; originally Scots, variant of put

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH putt

put, putt
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British Dictionary definitions for putt

putt
/ (pʌt) golf /

noun
a stroke on the green with a putter to roll the ball into or near the hole
verb
to strike (the ball) in this way

Word Origin for putt

C16: of Scottish origin; related to put
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