to strike the ground with a club in making a stroke.
a stroke with a club that unduly lofts the ball.
confusing or generally unintelligible jargon; gobbledegook: an insurance policy written in bafflegab impenetrable to a lay person. noun The pompous and opaque prose style affected by bureaucrats and certain scholars [coined by Milton Smith of the US Department of Commerce, fr standard baffle and slang gab, first attested in January 1952]
to confuse, bewilder, or perplex: He was baffled by the technical language of the instructions. to frustrate or confound; thwart by creating confusion or bewilderment. to check or deflect the movement of (sound, light, fluids, etc.). to equip with a baffle or baffles. Obsolete. to cheat; trick. to struggle ineffectually, as a ship in a […]
- Baffle plate
a plate used as a baffle. Historical Examples The lower end of the shell is provided with a baffle plate O, which tends to keep the oil away from the mica. Aviation Engines Victor Wilfred Pag
a plate used as a baffle.