verb (used with object)
to scrape (the ground) with the head of the club just before impact with the ball.
verb (used without object)
to sclaff the ground with the club.
a sclaffing stroke.
Also duff. to cause (the club) to hit (the ground behind the ball) when making a stroke
a sclaffing stroke or shot
noun, verb (used without object), Scot. and North England. 1. sklent. noun 1. any slanting surface, as a slope. 2. a sideways or oblique movement. 3. a sideways glance. verb (used without object) 4. to move or lie on a slant. 5. to deviate from a straight course. 6. to deviate from the truth; lie.
1. variant of sclero- before a vowel: sclerenchyma. scler- pref. Variant of sclero-.
noun, Anatomy. 1. a dense, white, fibrous membrane that, with the cornea, forms the external covering of the eyeball. noun 1. the firm white fibrous membrane that forms the outer covering of the eyeball Also called sclerotic sclera scle·ra (sklēr’ə) n. pl. scle·ras or scle·rae (sklēr’ē) The tough fibrous tunic forming the outer envelope of […]
scleradenitis scler·ad·e·ni·tis (sklēr’ād-n-ī’tĭs) n. Inflammatory induration of a gland.