niblick


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nib·lick

 (nĭb′lĭk)
n.
An iron-headed golf club with the face slanted at a greater angle than any other iron except a wedge; a nine iron.

[Origin unknown.]

niblick

(ˈnɪblɪk)
n
(Golf) golf (formerly) a club, a no. 9 iron, giving a great deal of lift
[C19: of unknown origin]

nib•lick

(ˈnɪb lɪk)

n. Older Use.
the ninth of the irons in golf, the face of which has the greatest slope.
[1855–60; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.niblick - an iron with considerable loftniblick - an iron with considerable loft  
iron - a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head
Translations

niblick

n (Golf) → Niblick m
References in classic literature ?
It's a moral certainty that if he hadn't met you he would have left all his money to a Home for Superannuated Caddies or a Fund for Supplying the Deserving Poor with Niblicks. Why should you blame yourself?'
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There we have it, another improvement in Golf's game and not a mashie niblick in sight.
Focal observations allow researchers to make detailed observations (Ruby and Niblick, 1994) but require significant time investment to collect and may influence the behavior of study animals (Baker and McGuffin, 2007).
Aristotle and the Virtues is written in an informal or conversational manner that some may find delightful, others off-putting: "virtue ethics is hot"; "All of this is quite nifty"; "I am a drag-Aristotle-into-the current- debates sort of guy"; "Suppose Niblick steals a bicycle from Mashie, and Obadiah steals Mashie's ipod." The prolixity of the book is in any case at some remove from the austere grace characteristic of the text on which it understandably seeks to shed light, a text destined to humble all commentators.--Robert C.
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I was enjoying a very pleasant short break in Fife and can report that you don't need to know your niblick from your putter to enjoy St Andrews.