Brassey



brassie.
a club with a wooden head, the brass-plated face of which has more slope than a driver but less than a spoon, for hitting long, low drives on the fairway.
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Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 1 Various
My Doggie and I R.M. Ballantyne
In Brief Authority F. Anstey
Fifty Years of Golf Horace G. Hutchinson
Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century W. H. Davenport Adams
Fifty Years of Golf Horace G. Hutchinson
The Story of The Atlantic Cable Charles Bright
Olympian Nights John Kendrick Bangs
My Doggie and I R.M. Ballantyne
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, February 4, 1914 Various

noun (pl) brassies
(golf) a former name for a club, a No. 2 wood, originally having a brass-plated sole and with a shallower face than a driver to give more loft

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