putted

putt

[puht] Golf.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
1.
to strike (the ball) gently so as to make it roll along the green into the hole.
noun
2.
an act of putting.
3.
a stroke made in putting.

Origin:
1735–45; orig. Scots, variant of put

put, putt (see synonym study at put).
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putt (pʌt)
 
n
1.  a stroke on the green with a putter to roll the ball into or near the hole
 
vb
2.  to strike (the ball) in this way
 
[C16: of Scottish origin; related to put]

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putt
1743, in Scottish, special use of put (q.v.) in sense of "putting, pushing, shoving, thrusting" (c.1300); associated with the putting in shot putting. Putter "golf club used in putting" also is first attested 1743.
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