mashie niblick
A metal headed golf club with a moderate loft. The equivalent of a 7-iron in a modern set of clubs

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  • Mashie-niblick — is an obsolete golf club used from 1903 up until about the 1940s. Upon the introduction of the standardized numbered iron set produced by the Spaulding Sporting Goods Company in the early 1930s, the Mashie Niblick gradually gave way to numbered… …   Wikipedia

  • mashie niblick — noun iron with a lofted face for hitting high shots to the green • Syn: ↑seven iron • Hypernyms: ↑iron * * * noun : an iron golf club with a loft between those of a mashie and a niblick called also number six iron; see iron illu …   Useful english dictionary

  • mashie-niblick — mashie nibˈlick noun An old fashioned golf club between mashie and niblick, corresponding to a number seven iron • • • Main Entry: ↑mashie …   Useful english dictionary

  • mashie niblick — Golf. a club with an iron head whose face has more slope than a mashie but less slope than a pitcher. Also called number six iron. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • mashie — five iron, 1881, from Scottish, probably from Fr. massue club, from V.L. *mattiuca, from L. mateola a tool for digging (see MACE (Cf. mace) (n.1)). Related: Mashie niblick (1903) …   Etymology dictionary

  • mashie —   n. broad bladed iron golf club.    ♦ mashie niblick, club with head partaking of both mashie and niblick …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • mashie — /mash ee/, n. Golf. a club with an iron head, the face having more slope than a mashie iron but less slope than a mashie niblick. Also, mashy. Also called number five iron. [1880 85; perh. < F massue club < VL *matteuca, deriv. of *matte(a)… …   Universalium

  • mashieniblick — mashie niblick n. A seven iron used in golf. * * * …   Universalium

  • golf — golfer, n. /golf, gawlf/; Brit. also /gof/, n. 1. a game in which clubs with wooden or metal heads are used to hit a small, white ball into a number of holes, usually 9 or 18, in succession, situated at various distances over a course having… …   Universalium

  • Obsolete golf clubs — Early golf clubs were all made of wood. They were hand crafted, often by the players themselves, and had no standard shape or form. As the sport of golf developed, a standard set of clubs began to take shape, with different clubs being fashioned… …   Wikipedia

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