noun Etymology: alteration of earlier Scots devat, from Middle English (Scots) duvat Date: 1586 1. Scottish a square of turf or sod 2. a loose piece of turf (as one dug from a golf fairway in making a shot)

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  • divot- — DEFINICIJA u nepotpuno sraštenim riječima znači da je što divotno [divot izdanje, arh. term.; divot djelo, zast.] ETIMOLOGIJA v. diviti …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Divot — ist eine Bezeichnung aus dem Golfsport. Bei einem Golfschlag können Grasstücke aus dem Rasen herausgeschlagen werden. Sowohl dieses Grasstück als auch die beschädigte Stelle nennt man Divot. Es gehört zur Etikette, das herausgeschlagene Stück… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Divot — Div ot, n. 1. A thin, oblong turf used for covering cottages, and also for fuel. [Scot.] Simmonds. [1913 Webster] 2. (Golf) a small piece of turf gouged out of the ground by the head of a golf club when making a stroke; as, all divots should be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • divot — 1530s, from Scottish, lit. piece of turf or sod used for roofing material, etc., of unknown origin. The golfing sense is from 1886 …   Etymology dictionary

  • divot — ► NOUN ▪ a piece of turf cut out of the ground, especially by a golf club in making a stroke. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • divot — [div′ət] n. [Scot dial. < ?] 1. Scot. a thin slice of turf used as for roofing 2. Golf a lump of turf dislodged by a player s club in making a stroke …   English World dictionary

  • DIVOT- — {{upper}}DIVOT {{/upper}} u nepotpuno sraštenim riječima znači da je što divotno [divot izdanje, arh. term.; divot djelo, zast.] …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • divot — [“divat] n. a toupee; a partial toupee. (See also rug.) □ I think that Sam is wearing a little divot. □ His divot slipped, but no one laughed …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • divot — n American a toupee or hairpiece. The standard word, denoting a clod of earth and grass dug out by a golfing stroke, has become part of the adolescent lexicon of mockery (like its UK counterparts syrup (of figs), Irish, etc.) Divot itself is an… …   Contemporary slang

  • divot — [[t]dɪ̱vət[/t]] divots N COUNT A divot is a small piece of grass and earth which is dug out accidentally, for example by a golf club …   English dictionary

  • divot — See feal and divot …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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