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mashie Line breaks: mashie
Pronunciation: /ˈmaʃi/

Definition of mashie in English:


Golf , dated
An iron used for lofting or for medium distances.
Example sentences
  • And he'd take out a mashie niblick [7-iron] - not a mashie [5-iron], a mashie niblick!
  • Tell golfing partners for the 40th time how the phrase mashie niblick always makes you laugh.
  • I'm still not that bad with my mashie niblick today out on the Weymouth pitch and putt, but back in my teens, it was a bit of a steep learning curve.


Late 19th century: perhaps from French massue 'club'.

Words that rhyme with mashie

ashy, flashy, Lubumbashi, plashy, splashy, trashy

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