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baff

noun \ˈbaf, -aa(ə)f, -aif, -ȧf\

Definition of baff

plural

-s

  1. 1 Scottish :  blow, stroke, thud she struck him on the face with a resounding baff

  2. 2 :  a golf stroke in which the sole of the club hits the ground and drives the ball aloft

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Origin and Etymology of baff

probably of imitative origin


First Known Use: circa 1800


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baff

transitive verb \"\

Definition of baff

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  strike; specifically :  to make a stroke with a golf club so that the sole of the club strikes the ground and lofts (the ball)

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1858

First Known Use of baff

1858


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