|a. a scoring system in which points are awarded according to the number of strokes taken at each hole, whereby a hole completed in one stroke over par counts as one point, a hole completed in level par counts as two points, etc|
|b. match play Compare stroke play (as modifier): a Stableford competition|
|[C20: named after its inventor, Dr Frank Stableford (1870--1959), English amateur golfer]|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
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