Putt



[puht] /pʌt/ Golf.

verb (used with or without object)
1.
to strike (the ball) gently so as to make it roll along the green into the hole.
noun
2.
an act of putting.
3.
a stroke made in putting.
/pʌt/
noun
1.
a stroke on the green with a putter to roll the ball into or near the hole
verb
2.
to strike (the ball) in this way
v.

1510s, Scottish, “to push, shove,” a special use and pronunciation of put (v.). Golfing sense is from 1743. Meaning “to throw” (a stone, as a demonstration of strength) is from 1724; this also is the putt in shot putting. Related: Putted; putting.
n.

c.1300, “a putting, pushing, shoving, thrusting,” special use and pronunciation of put (n.). Golfing sense is from 1743.

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