[mash-ee] /ˈmæʃ i/
a club with an iron head, the face having more slope than a but less slope than a .
noun (pl) mashies
(golf) (formerly) a club, corresponding to the modern No. 5 or No. 6 iron, used for approach shots
“five iron,” 1881, from Scottish, probably from French massue “club,” from Vulgar Latin *mattiuca, from Latin mateola “a tool for digging” (see mace (n.1)). Related: Mashie-niblick (1903).
noun, Golf. 1. a club with an iron head, the face having more slope than a mid-mashie but less slope than a mashie.
[mash-luh m] /ˈmæʃ ləm/ noun, British Dialect. 1. .
noun, Golf. 1. a club with an iron head whose face has more slope than a mashie but less slope than a pitcher.
- Mash note
noun a love note or letter, esp. sent by a secret admirer Examples The song serves as a “mash note” to his former girlfriend. Word Origin 1880; fr. mash ‘infatuation’ noun phrase A very flattering letter, esp one proposing or offering sex: He gets mash notes by the ton/ showered him with embroidered pillows, mash […]