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stroke play

noun, Golf.
Origin of stroke play
1750-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He winked across the table at Bingo, sunset-red with dinner, champagne, and stroke-play.

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British Dictionary definitions for stroke-play

stroke play

  1. scoring by counting the number of strokes taken
  2. (as modifier): a strokeplay tournament
Sometimes shortened to medal play, Compare match play, Stableford
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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