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divot

[div-uh t] /ˈdɪv ət/
noun
1.
Golf. a piece of turf gouged out with a club in making a stroke.
2.
Scot. a piece of turf.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; orig. Scots, earlier deva(i)t, diffat, duvat, of obscure origin
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British Dictionary definitions for divot

divot

/ˈdɪvət/
noun
1.
a piece of turf dug out of a grass surface, esp by a golf club or by horses' hooves
Word Origin
C16: from Scottish, of obscure origin
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Word Origin and History for divot
n.

1530s, from Scottish, literally "piece of turf or sod" used for roofing material, etc., of unknown origin. The golfing sense is from 1886.

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Slang definitions & phrases for divot

divot

noun

A toupee; rug

[1950s+; fr the Scottish word, ''a piece of turf or sod, esp one cut out by a golf club,'' of unknown origin]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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