brassie
brassie rassie n. formerly a golfing wood with a face more elevated that a driver but less than a spoon. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Brassié — brassié, brassier nm homme de peine, ouvrier, manoeuvre Occitan, anc.fr …   Glossaire des noms topographiques en France

  • brassie — [bras′ē] n. [< BRASS: orig. made with a brass plate on the bottom of the head] Golf old term for the number 2 wood: see WOOD1 (n. 6) …   English World dictionary

  • brassie — Brassy Brass y, n. [Written also {brassie} and {brassey}.] (Golf) A wooden club soled with brass. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brassie — n. (also brassy) (pl. ies) a wooden headed golf club with a brass sole. * * * brassey, brassie see brassy n.2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • brassie — /bras ee, brah see/, n. Golf. a club with a wooden head, the brass plated face of which has more slope than a driver but less than a spoon, for hitting long, low drives on the fairway. Also, brassy, brassey. Also called number two wood. [1885 90; …   Universalium

  • brassie — noun /ˈbræsi/ A wooden headed golf club with a brass base plate, similar to a modern two wood …   Wiktionary

  • brassie — n. golf club …   English contemporary dictionary

  • brassie — [ brasi, brα:si] (also brassy) noun (plural brassies) Golf, informal a number two wood. Origin C19: so named because the wood was orig. shod with brass …   English new terms dictionary

  • brassie — brass·ie …   English syllables

  • brassie — brass•ie [[t]ˈbræs i, ˈbrɑ si[/t]] n. spo older use (in golf) the second of a set of four woods, used for hitting long, low drives on the fairway • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

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