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sclaff

[sklaf] /sklæf/
verb (used with object)
1.
to scrape (the ground) with the head of the club just before impact with the ball.
verb (used without object)
2.
to sclaff the ground with the club.
noun
3.
a sclaffing stroke.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; special use of Scots sclaf to shuffle
Related forms
sclaffer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sclaff

sclaff

/sklæf/
verb
1.
Also duff. to cause (the club) to hit (the ground behind the ball) when making a stroke
noun
2.
a sclaffing stroke or shot
Derived Forms
sclaffer, noun
Word Origin
C19: from Scottish sclaf to shuffle
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