Birdies



a small bird.
Golf. a score of one stroke under par on a hole.
a shuttlecock.
Golf. to make a birdie on (a hole).
Historical Examples

Caper-Sauce Fanny Fern
Maybee’s Stepping Stones Archie Fell
Main Street Sinclair Lewis
Sunny Slopes Ethel Hueston
Bert Wilson’s Fadeaway Ball J. W. Duffield
The Pathless Trail Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
A Walk and a Drive. Thomas Miller
Cupid’s Middleman Edward B. Lent
Little Robins Learning to Fly Madeline Leslie
Birds Illustrated by Color Photography Vol 3. No 4. Various

noun
(golf) a score of one stroke under par for a hole
(informal) a bird, esp a small bird
verb
(transitive) (golf) to play (a hole) in one stroke under par
n.

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