mashie-niblick love

Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of mashie niblick.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "The match is yours," he said to Miss Bingley, who, having paid no attention at all to the drama which had just concluded, was practising short chip shots with her mashie-niblick.

    The Clicking of Cuthbert

  • Ralph Bingham had broken his mashie-niblick across his knee.

    The Clicking of Cuthbert

  • It was my second shot, from a good lie, with the light iron, and I followed well through and thought I had gone just too far, and, when I walked up, there was my ball on the edge of the bunker, nicely teed up on a chunk of grass, so that I was able to lay it dead with my mashie-niblick, holing out in six.

    The Clicking of Cuthbert

  • I shall use a mashie-niblick and chip my ball aboard, row across to the other side, chip it ashore, and carry on.

    The Clicking of Cuthbert

  • It is difficult to judge distance where sounds are concerned, but Mortimer estimated that the voice had spoken about a short mashie-niblick and an easy putt from where he stood.

    The Clicking of Cuthbert

  • "Don't you remember havin 'a debate not long ago with someone who claimed he could pull some wonderful stunt with a mashie-niblick?" says

    Torchy As A Pa

  • "I got on the ninth green in eleven with a nice mashie-niblick, but my approach-putt was a little too strong.

    The Clicking of Cuthbert

  • "You never could play a mashie-niblick, and I'll bet twenty-five you can't now.

    Torchy As A Pa

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