brassey [bras-ee, brah-see] Examples noun, plural brass·eys. Golf.
brassie or brass·y, brass·ey [bras-ee, brah-see] noun Golf.
- a club with a wooden head, the brass-plated face of which has more slope than a driver but less than a spoon, for hitting long, low drives on the fairway.
Origin of brassie First recorded in 1885–90; brass + -ie Also called number two wood. Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for brassey Historical Examples of brassey
Sometimes I try it with a brassey, but on the whole I think the cleek is best.
Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
Thanks to the lamp, Brassey steered his way carefully and with a grim smile.
Brassey heard it, emerged from the shade of his pillar, and was soon beside his comrade.
Dangerfield took his brassey and went straightway into the brook.
It was the original of the “brassey,” for the idea of a rut suggested the idea of a road.
Horace G. Hutchinson
British Dictionary definitions for brassey brassie brassy noun plural brassies
- golf a former name for a club, a No. 2 wood, originally having a brass-plated sole and with a shallower face than a driver to give more loft
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