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hosel

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noun ho·sel \ˈhō-zəl\

Definition of hosel

  1. :  a socket in the head of a golf club into which the shaft is inserted



Origin of hosel

diminutive of 1hose


First Known Use: 1899

Rhymes with hosel


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