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Standard Definition

[n] a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
[v] play golf

Synonyms

golf game - (2 syllables)

Misc. Definitions

\Golf\, n. [D. kolf club or bat, also a Dutch game played in an inclosed area with clubs and balls; akin to G. kolben club, but end, Icel. k?lfr tongue of a bell. bolt, Sw. kolf bolt, dart, but end, Dan. kolv bolt, arrow. Cf. {Club}, {Globe}.] 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.
\Golf\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Golfed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Golfing}.] To play at golf. Last mystery of all, he learned to golf. --Kipling.

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