Nib lick


noun Golf.
a club with an iron head, the face of which has the greatest slope of all the irons, for hitting the ball with maximum loft.
Also called number nine iron.

1855–60; perhaps nibble + -ick, variant of -ock Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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niblick (ˈnɪblɪk)
golf (formerly) a club, a no. 9 iron, giving a great deal of lift
[C19: of unknown origin]

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