The Historical Dictionary of Golfing Terms: From 1500 to the Present

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Frog Hair, mashie, and niblick are a few of the more colourful terms defined in this entertaining and thorough piece of research by noted lexicographer and golf enthusiast Davies. The format is that of a conventional dictionary, with entries arranged alphabetically and line drawings used occasionally to illustrate different golf clubs. The thousands of citations add depth by clarifying a term's proper usage, identifying its origin, and often tracing the evolution of its meaning over time. The citations are drawn from ...

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The Historical Dictionary of Golfing Terms: From 1500 to the Present
2005, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803266544

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The Historical Dictionary of Golfing Terms: From 1500 to the Present
1993, Robson Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780860518495

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The Historical Dictionary of Golfing Terms: From 1500 to the Present
1992, Michael Kesend Publishing, Limited, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780935576443

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