long-iron

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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long iron

noun
an iron with a long shaft and a steep face; for hitting long low shots 
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