mashie(redirected from mashies)
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A five iron used in golf.
[Perhaps from French massue, club, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *matteūca, from *mattea, mace; see mace1.]
n, pl mashies
(Golf) golf (formerly) a club, corresponding to the modern No. 5 or No. 6 iron, used for approach shots
[C19: perhaps from French massue club, ultimately from Latin mateola mallet]