Golf club used for getting the ball out of bad lies. niceish is the spelling for something that is rather nice. nickel. Not -le.

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  • niblick — NÍBLICK s. n. crosă la jocul de golf, terminată printr o spatulă de fier, pentru loviturile ce trebuie să salte mingea peste obstacole. (< engl. niblick) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Niblick — Nib lick, n. A kind of golf stick used to lift the ball out of holes, ruts, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • niblick — (n.) golf club with a heavy head, of unknown origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • niblick — [nib′lik] n. [Scot, dim. of NIB: so named because of the short “nose” of the original wooden club] former term for number 9 iron: see IRON (n. 6) …   English World dictionary

  • Niblick — Nị|blick, der; s, s [engl. niblick, H. u.] (Golf): schwerer Golfschläger mit Eisenkopf …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Niblick — Ni|blick* der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. niblick, weitere Herkunft ungeklärt> schwerer Golfschläger mit Eisenkopf (der z. B. dazu verwendet wird, den Ball aus sandigem Untergrund herauszuschlagen) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • niblick — /nib lik/, n. Golf. a club with an iron head, the face of which has the greatest slope of all the irons, for hitting the ball with maximum loft. Also called number nine iron. [1855 60; perh. NIBBLE + ick, var. of OCK] * * * …   Universalium

  • niblick — noun A metal headed golf club with a large highly lofted head. Replaced by a sand iron or wedge in a modern set of clubs …   Wiktionary

  • Niblick — Nị|blick auch: Nịb|lick 〈m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s; Sport〉 schwerer Golfschläger mit Eisenkopf [Etym.: engl.] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • niblick — [ nɪblɪk] noun Golf, dated an iron with a heavy lofted head, used especially for playing out of bunkers. Origin C19: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

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