brassie

brassie

[bras-ee, brah-see]
noun 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.


Origin:
1885–90; brass + -ie

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brassie or brassy (ˈbræsɪ, ˈbrɑː-, ˈbræsɪ, ˈbrɑː-)
 
n , pl brassies
golf a former name for a club, a No. 2 wood, originally having a brass-plated sole and with a shallower face than a driver to give more loft
 
brassy or brassy
 
n

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