to strike the ground with a club in making a stroke.
a stroke with a club that unduly lofts the ball.
The two baffed under Mowgli’s nose so close that a pinch of downy white feathers brushed away.
The Second Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling
a short, wooden club with a steep-sloped face, for lofting the ball. plural noun (Scot, dialect) slippers
a short, wooden club with a steep-sloped face, for lofting the ball. Historical Examples As Ambrose often tells us, the baffy is a sweet little club to have in the bag—provided, of course, you have the nerve to use it. Fore! Charles Emmett Van Loan There is a man who calls his baffy Jumbo, and […]
William, 1584?–1622, an English navigator who explored arctic North America. Historical Examples Baffin further suggested that if there was a Passage it must now be sought by Davis Strait. A Book of Discovery Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge The doctor wanted to know if the current existed also in Baffin’s Sea. The English at the […]
- Baffin bay
a part of the Arctic Ocean between W Greenland and E Baffin Island. Historical Examples The ocean current which sweeps past this cape, and opens the way to the other side of Baffin Bay, is wonderful. North-Pole Voyages Zachariah Atwell Mudge The whaling in Baffin Bay shows a sudden falling off and it seems that […]