Topic: GOLF

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Date: 1400-1500
Origin: Perhaps from Middle Dutch colf 'stick for hitting a ball'


golf S2 W3 [uncountable]
a game in which the players hit a small white ball into holes in the ground with a set of golf clubs, using as few hits as possible:
He plays golf on Sundays.
a round of golf (=complete game of golf)
golfer noun [countable]
golfing noun [uncountable]