noun see sclaff

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sclaffer — See sclaff. * * * …   Universalium

  • 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

  • sclaff — intransitive verb Etymology: Scots, from sclaff, noun, literally, blow with the palm; probably of imitative origin Date: 1893 to scrape the ground instead of hitting the ball cleanly on a golf stroke • sclaff noun • sclaffer noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sclaff — /sklæf/ (say sklaf) Golf –verb (t) 1. to scrape (the ground) with the club before hitting the ball. –verb (i) 2. to sclaff the ground. –noun 3. a sclaffing stroke. {special use of Scottish sclaf shuffle} –sclaffer, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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