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golf club

any of various long-handled clubs with wooden or metal heads, for hitting the ball in golf.
Compare iron (def 5), wood1 (def 8).
an organization of golf players or the facilities and grounds used by such an organization.
Origin of golf club
1500-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • "'Tis an easy matter," and Patty hooked it off on the end of a golf-club.

  • You did not need the golf-club because my man removed the dog.

    Nothing But the Truth Frederic S. Isham
  • With one impulse Lady Jean and the young officer each snatched a golf-club and sprang to help him.

    Stories That End Well Octave Thanet
  • Besides, the men at the golf-club heard them singing 'Aaron and Moses.'

    Stalky & Co. Rudyard Kipling
  • He hasn't any foot on that leg, and he has a golf-club head with a shaft to it.

    The Enchanted Typewriter John Kendrick Bangs
  • A few minutes later I heard him occupied in there, with what seemed, or sounded, like a golf-club.

    Mavis of Green Hill Faith Baldwin
  • The balance of the whip to one who drives much is as important as the suitable balance of a fishing-rod, golf-club, or rapier.

    Riding and Driving Edward L. Anderson
  • On the verge of a first drive I had never in my life stopped to consider the ethics of golf-club cleaning.

  • There is a certain spot between the thumb and first finger which neither axe nor golf-club nor saw handle seems to callous.

    Penguin Persons & Peppermints Walter Prichard Eaton
British Dictionary definitions for golf-club

golf club

any of various long-shafted clubs with wood or metal heads used to strike a golf ball
  1. an association of golf players, usually having its own course and facilities
  2. the premises of such an association
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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