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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.]


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


(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


n (Golf) → Niblick m
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