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golf

GOLF, n. A game with ball and bat,in which he who drives the ball

into a hole with the fewest strokes is the winner.




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GOLF, n. A game with ball and bat,in which he who drives the ball

into a hole with the fewest strokes is the winner.


GOLF, n. [D. kolf, a club or bat; Dan. kolv, the butt end of a gun-stock.]

A game with ball and bat, in which he who drives the ball into a hole with the fewest strokes is the winner. Strutt.


Golf
  1. A game played with a small ball and a bat or club crooked at the lower end. He who drives the ball into each of a series of small holes in the ground and brings it into the last hole with the fewest strokes is the winner.

    [Scot.] Strutt.
  2. To play at golf.

    Last mystery of all, he learned to golf. Kipling.

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Golf

GOLF, noun A game with ball and bat, in which he who drives the ball

into a hole with the fewest strokes is the winner.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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BA'THING, ppr. Washing by immersion, or by applying a liquid; moistening; fomenting.

BA'THING, n. The act of bathing, or washing the body in water.

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