Sclaffing
Sclaff Sclaff, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sclaffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sclaffing}.] [Orig. uncert.] 1. To scuff or shuffle along. [Scot.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. (Golf) To scrape the ground with the sole of the club, before striking the ball, in making a stroke. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • Sclaffing — Sclaf|fing 〈[sklæ̣fıŋ] n. 15; Sp.; Golf〉 das Berühren des Bodens mit dem Golfschläger, bevor dieser den Ball trifft; Sy Duffing, Fluffing [engl. <schott. sclaf „schieben, schlürfen“] …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sclaffing — Sclaf|fing 〈[sklæ̣fıŋ] n.; Gen.: od. s, Pl.: s; Sport; Golf〉 das Berühren des Bodens mit dem Golfschläger, bevor dieser den Ball trifft; Syn. Duffing, Fluffing [Etym.: engl. <schott. sclaf »schieben, schlürfen«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Sclaff — Sclaff, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sclaffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sclaffing}.] [Orig. uncert.] 1. To scuff or shuffle along. [Scot.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. (Golf) To scrape the ground with the sole of the club, before striking the ball, in making a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sclaffed — Sclaff Sclaff, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sclaffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sclaffing}.] [Orig. uncert.] 1. To scuff or shuffle along. [Scot.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. (Golf) To scrape the ground with the sole of the club, before striking the ball, in making …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sclaff — sclaffer, n. /sklaf/, Golf. v.t. 1. to scrape (the ground) with the head of the club just before impact with the ball. v.i. 2. to sclaff the ground with the club. n. 3. a sclaffing stroke. [1890 95; special use of Scots sclaf to shuffle] * * * …   Universalium

  • Duffing — Duf|fing 〈[dʌ̣f ] n. 15; Sp.; Golf〉 = Sclaffing [engl., vielleicht zu umg. duff „fester Pudding mit Rosinen u. a.; (verrotteter) Waldboden“ <hochspr. dough „Teig“] …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Fluffing — Fluf|fing 〈[flʌ̣fıŋ] n. 15; Sp.; Golf〉 = Sclaffing [<engl. fluff „Staub , Federflocke; zu Flaum machen“] …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Duffing — Duf|fing 〈[dʌ̣f ] n.; Gen.: od. s, Pl.: s; Golf〉 = Sclaffing [Etym.: engl.; vielleicht zu (umg.) duff »fester Pudding mit Rosinen u. a.; (verrotteter) Waldboden« <engl. dough »Teig«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Fluffing — Fluf|fing 〈[flʌ̣fıŋ] n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s; Sport; Golf〉 = Sclaffing [Etym.: engl. zu fluff »Staub , Federflocke; zu Flaum machen«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • sclaff — [[t]sklæf[/t]] v. Golf. 1) spo to sclaff the ground with the club 2) spo a sclaffing stroke • Etymology: 1890–95; orig. Scots, sclaf to slap sclaff′er, n …   From formal English to slang

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