from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Sports A number one golf iron, having very little loft to the club face.
- n. Sports A number four wood.
- n. Scots A large hook, such as one used to hang a pot over a fire.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A large hook.
- n. A metal headed golf club with little loft. Equivalent to a one or two iron a modern set of clubs.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large hook or crook, as for a pot over a fire; specif., an iron-headed golf club with a straight, narrow face and a long shaft.
- n. Act of cleeking; a clutch.
- transitive v. To seize; clutch; snatch; catch; pluck.
- transitive v. To catch or draw out with a cleek, as a fish; to hook.
- transitive v. To hook or link (together); hence, to marry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See cleik.
Middle English cleike, large hook, from cleken, to grasp, variant of clechen, from Old English *clǣcan; probably akin to clyccan, to clutch.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the Scots. (Wiktionary)