mashie iron


mashie iron
a club with an iron head, the face having more slope than a mid-mashie but less slope than a mashie. Also called number four iron.

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  • mashie iron — noun : an iron golf club with less loft than a mashie and a longer shaft called also driving mashie, number four iron; see iron illustration * * * Golf. a club with an iron head, the face having more slope than a mid mashie but less slope than a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mashie — /mash ee/, n. Golf. a club with an iron head, the face having more slope than a mashie iron but less slope than a mashie niblick. Also, mashy. Also called number five iron. [1880 85; perh. < F massue club < VL *matteuca, deriv. of *matte(a)… …   Universalium

  • Mashie-niblick — is an obsolete golf club used from 1903 up until about the 1940s. Upon the introduction of the standardized numbered iron set produced by the Spaulding Sporting Goods Company in the early 1930s, the Mashie Niblick gradually gave way to numbered… …   Wikipedia

  • mashie-niblick — mashie nibˈlick noun An old fashioned golf club between mashie and niblick, corresponding to a number seven iron • • • Main Entry: ↑mashie …   Useful english dictionary

  • mashie — five iron, 1881, from Scottish, probably from Fr. massue club, from V.L. *mattiuca, from L. mateola a tool for digging (see MACE (Cf. mace) (n.1)). Related: Mashie niblick (1903) …   Etymology dictionary

  • mashie — [mash′ē] n. [Scot, dim. of mash, a sledgehammer; ? akin to Fr massé (see MASSÉ)] former term for number 5 iron: see IRON (n. 6) …   English World dictionary

  • Mashie — Mash ie, Mashy Mash y, n.; pl. {Mashies}. [Etym. uncert.] A golf club like the iron, but with a shorter head, slightly more lofted, used chiefly for short approaches. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mashie niblick — noun iron with a lofted face for hitting high shots to the green • Syn: ↑seven iron • Hypernyms: ↑iron * * * noun : an iron golf club with a loft between those of a mashie and a niblick called also number six iron; see iron illu …   Useful english dictionary

  • mashie —   n. broad bladed iron golf club.    ♦ mashie niblick, club with head partaking of both mashie and niblick …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • mashie niblick — Golf. a club with an iron head whose face has more slope than a mashie but less slope than a pitcher. Also called number six iron. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium


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