from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A five iron used in golf.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. (dated) A metal headed golf club with a moderate loft. The equivalent of a five iron in a modern set of clubs
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A golf club like the iron, but with a shorter head, slightly more lofted, used chiefly for short approaches.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as mashy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. middle-distance iron
Perhaps from French massue, club, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *matteūca, from *mattea, mace; see mace1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)