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noun, Golf.
[mash-ee] /ˈmæʃ i/
noun, Golf.
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).


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