from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The person who keeps the putting-greens of a golf-course in order. Also greens-keeper.
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He has played four rounds every week over the last year, helped largely by working part-time as a green-keeper in the morning, practicing in the afternoon.
South Australian Cricket Association, Adelaide City Council horticultural staff and greenkeepers from local golf clubs to pay homage to the world famous green-keeper as he is honoured at a Lord Mayoral reception.