noun nib·lick \ˈniblik, -lēk\
variants: less commonly


\ˈniblik, -lēk\

Definition of niblick



  1. :  an iron golf club with a wide deeply slanted face used for short shots out of sand or long grass or for shots where quick loft and little roll is desired —called also number nine iron

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Origin and Etymology of niblick

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a trip made at another's expense

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