Stimy

Definitions

  • Stimied
    Stimied
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Stimy (Golf) The position of two balls on the putting green such that, being more than six inches apart, one ball lies directly between the other and the hole at which the latter must be played; also, the act of bringing the balls into this position.
    • Stimy (Golf) To bring into the position of, or impede by, a stymie.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stimy In golf, the position of a ball when it is directly between the hole for which an adversary is playing and his ball.
    • stimy In golf, to hinder by a stimy.
    • n stimy In golf, the position of a ball on a putting-green when it is directly between the hole for which an adversary is playing and his ball at any distance over six inches between the two.
    • stimy In golf, to force to play a stimy. To stimy one's opponent is so to play one's ball as to bring it into a position between his ball and the hole, the two balls being more than six inches apart.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Orig. uncertain

Usage

In literature:

Martha Stimis answered it.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
But he was one up with four to play, and then I laid him a stimy.
"Fifty Years of Golf" by Horace G. Hutchinson
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