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also brass·y  (brăs′ē)
n. pl. brass·ies
A golf club with a brass-plated sole and a wooden head, used for long low shots; a two wood.
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(ˈbræsɪ; ˈbrɑː-) or


n, pl brassies
(Golf) golf a former name for a club, a No. 2 wood, originally having a brass-plated sole and with a shallower face than a driver to give more loft
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(ˈbræs i, ˈbrɑ si)

Older Use. (in golf) the second of a set of four woods, used for hitting long, low drives on the fairway.
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Noun1.brassie - (formerly) a golfing wood with a face more elevated that a driver but less than a spoonbrassie - (formerly) a golfing wood with a face more elevated that a driver but less than a spoon
wood - a golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots; originally made with a wooden head; "metal woods are now standard"
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Brassie: This is what golfers of former times called the number two wood, simply because the sole of this club was covered by a thick brass plate.