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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of foozle.


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  • On the green we shall need to be very careful, as a stroke wasted or poorly played counts just as much against our score if the ball goes only a few feet as if we sliced or "foozled" our drive.

    Outdoor Sports and Games

  • He foozled five or six shots, including his approach on No. 1 into a greenside swamp, but otherwise placed his drives in the fairways and his approaches on the greens with dismaying accuracy.

    Trading Shots With Donald Trump

  • At least a half dozen times today, watching some putt or chip leave a player's clubface, I thought to myself, "Oh, no! That's a terrible shot!" only to watch in amazement as the apparently foozled ball kept rolling and rolling and eventually snuggled in good proximity to the hole.

    Hills in Them There Greens

  • “Did Alf Moult try to rob the till and run away in a fright when he foozled the job?”

    Tied Up in Tinsel

  • However, having foozled into a ruined pillbox, I reduced the offer by half, and later on, confident -- not to say insulting -- reports from Laxey induced me to withdraw the concession altogether.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, 1920-02-04

  • Perhaps I foozled my drive rather worse than Henry, but then he never took fewer than five strokes on the green, whereas I have occasionally done it in four.

    Our Elizabeth A Humour Novel

  • "Yes, and banged up some too; but mighty glad he didn't go kerflummick down to them rocks when Percy foozled," grumbled another voice.

    The Airplane Boys among the Clouds or, Young Aviators in a Wreck

  • This particular afternoon he had tried to play the seventh hole as it should be played, and though we had both foozled, I had won the hole and romped triumphantly home with the side of pig.

    32 Caliber

  • That is to say, we are not acquainted with the duffer who foozled fifteen strokes.

    Public Opinion

  • I've had my chance, and I've foozled; and now I'm going back to make him happy by being a real live member of the firm.

    The Man with Two Left Feet And Other Stories


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