sclaff

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

sclaff (plural sclaffs)

  1. (golf) A poor golf shot, during which the club hits the ground before it hits the ball.
  2. (Scotland) A slight blow; a slap; a soft fall; also, the accompanying noise.
  3. A thin, solid substance, especially a thin shoe or slipper.

Verb[edit]

sclaff (third-person singular simple present sclaffs, present participle sclaffing, simple past and past participle sclaffed)

  1. (golf) To perform such a shot.
  2. (Scotland) To scuff or shuffle along.

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