long iron

noun Golf.
a club, as a driving iron, midiron, or mid-mashie, with a long shaft and an iron head the face of which has little slope, for hitting long, low shots.
Compare short iron.


Origin:
1930–35

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Example sentences
Long iron play, scrambling and bump-and-runs are the norm, often under arduous weather conditions.
It's a tight driving hole and the second shot needs a wood or long iron to an elevated green.
He leek up one of the long iron dynamite reds, with fuse attached and put it into the stove.
But the clank of a long iron latch which fastened the outer door was.
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