Club-master

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Club-master the manager of, or purveyor for, a club
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ice. and Sw. klubba; same root as Clump.

Usage

In literature:

An agent of the members of the Reform Club, sent out here to interrupt my master's journey.
"Around the World in 80 Days" by Jules Verne
And now at last the doors of the Jacobin Club were thrown open to the disciple who had surpassed his masters.
"The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 2 (of 4)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
So the gambling-master caught him and beat him with clubs.
"Twenty-two Goblins" by Unknown
Up to the Master hurried a club page-boy.
"Further Adventures of Lad" by Albert Payson Terhune
A book which we could master and possess in an evening we can have read to us in a month in the club, without the least intellectual effort.
"The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner" by Charles Dudley Warner
Their master, returning from the club, had stumbled and fallen down the stoop.
"Bought and Paid For" by Arthur Hornblow
The Shakespeare Club included the choice minds of the town, and the study of the master poet was undertaken with becoming reverence.
"The Story of Cooperstown" by Ralph Birdsall
Bat could give the address of his master's club in London, but he could give no other address.
"Can You Forgive Her?" by Anthony Trollope
The wretch, as if struck by a club, broke down and, clasping his master's knees, he confessed his wickedness and begged for mercy.
"Legends of the Rhine" by Wilhelm Ruland
In vain did his master cause him to be beaten with iron clubs, he remained obstinately mute.
"Russian Fairy Tales" by W. R. S. Ralston
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In news:

Assigning non-hunting judges should be a cooperative effort between the Master of Hounds and the Club Officials.
The "master minstrel," songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Harvey Reid has honed his craft over the last 35 years in countless clubs, festivals, cafes, schools and concert halls across the nation.
Beech Mountain Community Club is proud to announce that our SurPRIZES with Santa will be back again this year, with our dear friend, Cyclone Brett, serving as master of ceremonies.
Almost 700 retirees and seniors from across Alabama competed for the 2012 Masters Games of Alabama state medals in Auburn, the Riverside Country Club and Community Center in Valley.
PTPA Masters update from Centre Court Racquet Club.
SUN CITY, South Africa — Two-time Masters champion Bernhard Langer says the debate over putting with long clubs is far from over.
I would like to express my gratitude toward the Augusta National Golf Club for playing host to a national lottery drawing for the 2012 Masters Tournament.
RUSHVILLE — Ken Masters (left) presents the President's gavel to Ken Rushton (right) to start the 2012-13 Optimist year at the Oct 2 Rushville Breakfast Optimist Club meeting at the Park Restaurant.
Masters served as president of the club the past three years.
An endless stream of musicians and bands ply their trade at 10,000 clubs every night, but there are far fewer master musicians who bounce into clubs.
The last three US Opens, British Opens and PGAs, and last two Masters have welcomed new members to the club.
Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2012 in Augusta, Georgia.
One of the oldest clubs in the country becomes one of the hottest during Masters week.
Pictured are Pilot Club President Sara Masters (left to right), RCDAP Director Donna Seymore, RCDAP Senior Councilor Dewayne Mason, and Pilot Club and RCDAP Board of Directors member Bette Willey.
Two-time Masters champion Bernhard Langer says the debate over putting with long clubs is far from over.
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