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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.]


(ˈmæʃɪ) or


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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mashie - middle-distance ironmashie - middle-distance iron      
iron - a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head


[ˈmæʃɪ] N (Golf) → hierro m número 5
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Now standing on a scruffy buffer of land between the third fairway and the gates of the back stretch with little to do, Edgar was practising and tried a few mashies around the gates.
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