niblick

Definitions

  • PLATE LIII. THE NIBLICK IN A BUNKER. TOP OF AN ORDINARY STROKE WHEN IT IS INTENDED TO TAKE MUCH SAND
    PLATE LIII. THE NIBLICK IN A BUNKER. TOP OF AN ORDINARY STROKE WHEN IT IS INTENDED TO TAKE MUCH SAND
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n niblick an iron with considerable loft
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Niblick A kind of golf stick used to lift the ball out of holes, ruts, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n niblick A kind of club used in the game of golf, having a dumpy cup-shaped iron head. It is used to jerk the ball out of sand, ruts, rough ground, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Niblick nib′lik a golf-club with cup-shaped head.
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Usage

In literature:

She threw her niblick at it, but that didn't stop it.
"Beasts and Super-Beasts" by Saki
Besides, I left my niblick in London.
"The Brother of Daphne" by Dornford Yates
Strictly speaking, I don't think anybody ought to propose with a niblick in his hand.
"First Plays" by A. A. Milne
Then I will have the exquisite pleasure of taking my niblick, and whanging it out for the loss of a stroke.
"Murder in Any Degree" by Owen Johnson
Did you say the niblick?
"The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes" by Israel Zangwill
Take your niblick, then, and play your second, making AD equal to AC.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, November 3, 1920" by Various
But we have got a good niblick.
"Winning a Cause" by John Gilbert Thompson and Inez Bigwood
I could have bitten a piece out of my niblick.
"Torchy As A Pa" by Sewell Ford
You will hardly get it away with a brassy; if I were you I should play my niblick.
"IT and Other Stories" by Gouverneur Morris
The niblick in a bunker.
"The Complete Golfer [1905]" by Harry Vardon
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In news:

Monday (Night) Niblicks: Seve's impact & lack of a smoking divot.
Bogey Man Loves His Niblick.
Nine-hole play tees up at 4 pm each Tuesday, with the $40 greens fee covering rental of slightly modified niblicks, mashies and brassies.
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