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  • n. Plural form of niblick.


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  • The history is this: In 1921, some members of the City Club, a private club in the District, wanted a place to swing their mashie niblicks.

    Old Beaver Dam golf course couldn't hold back development

  • And if those Crater Critters get ‘er, she will have sufferin’ niblicks, by cracky! jeischen says:

    Comic Sins: the Tuesday cover – The Bleat.

  • I think I speak for many when I say our niblicks have indeed suffered over the last year, and I look forward to the days when we can once again shout Holy Happy Niblicks, and everyone will know what we mean.

    Tuesday, March 24 – The Bleat.

  • Before we meet again I hope you will have tasted strong liquor to excess and kissed many emotional young men in red and yellow moonlights—these things being chasterners of those prejudices which are as gutta percha to the niblicks of the century.

    A Life in Letters

  • One feels so much at sea when talk turns to mashie-niblicks, cleeks, and mid-irons.

    Captain Corelli's Mandolin

  • A charming effect was produced by a guard of honour, composed of members of the golf club, holding aloft crossed brassies, beneath which the happy pair passed into the church, while the caddies clashed niblicks and other iron clubs.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, February 25, 1914

  • "I mean to say -- no offence, old man -- but no grounding niblicks in bunkers."

    The Clicking of Cuthbert

  • She started at sudden noises, and once, when he tried the newest of his mashie-niblicks and broke one of the drawing-room windows, she screamed sharply.

    The Clicking of Cuthbert

  • Filled with these philanthropic feelings, I turned once more to talk with the professor of niblicks and approach shots and holes done in three without a brassy.

    Love Among the Chickens

  • We may be sure that there were discussions amongst connoisseurs in the Stone Age as to the respective merits of their flint axes, just as there are to-day between golfers about niblicks and putters, and between surgeons as to the technique of the extraction of an appendix.

    Progress and History


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