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driving iron

noun
1.
Golf. a club with a long shaft and an iron head the face of which has almost no slope, for hitting long, low drives.
Also called number one iron.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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  • The practice of holding wire cable on a building by driving iron nails through it is bad.

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