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midiron

[mid-ahy-ern] /ˈmɪdˌaɪ ərn/
noun, Golf.
1.
a club with an iron head the face of which has more slope than a driving iron but less slope than a mid-mashie.
Also called number two iron.
Origin of midiron
1900-1905
1900-05; mid- + iron
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  • "Probably a white egret," he remarked, knocking about in the scrub with his midiron.

    The Slayer Of souls Robert Chambers
  • He drove with his midiron high in the air and full on the flag.

    Murder in Any Degree Owen Johnson
  • A midiron for his second put him in position for another four, and again brought his score to even threes.

    Murder in Any Degree Owen Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for midiron

midiron

/ˈmɪdˌaɪən/
noun
1.
(golf) a club, usually a No. 5, 6, or 7 iron, used for medium-length approach shots
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