Definition of Lofter

1. n. An iron club used in lofting the ball; -- called also lofting iron.



Definition of Lofter

1. Noun. (golf) An obsolete golf club, the predecessor of the niblick. ¹

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Definition of Lofter

1. a type of golf club [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lofter

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loessal
loesses
loessial
loeven's larva
loewite
lofe
lofendazam
lofentanil
lofepramine
loff
loft
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lofted
lofted drive
lofter (current term)
lofters
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loftiest
loftily
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loftinesses
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loftlike
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Literary usage of Lofter

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1. Hints to Golfers by Charles Stedman Hanks (1902)
"With the niblick the essential thing is weight; with the lofter and mid-iron, balance ; and, with the mashie, balance and lightness. ..."

2. The Badminton Magazine of Sports & Pastimes edited by Alfred Edward Thomas Watson (1901)
"Mr. lofter, you reason like a rat-trap ... But suppose we beat you, Miss Combe ! we should never forgive ourselves,' cried lofter. ..."

3. Proceedings of Conference of Men Engaged in Grain Dust Explosion and Fire by United States Grain Corporation, United States Bureau of Chemistry (1920)
"lofter heads were on the fifth floor, also a receiving separator and cyclone ... The elevator was equipped with two lofter legs, one for receiving and one ..."

4. Mark Twain's Library of Humor by Mark Twain (1906)
"Perhaps Grace—er—Miss lofter will kindly show us how to make a tourniquet. ... Now, then, Miss lofter. [GRACE, with a great show of professional skill, ..."

5. The Woman's Book of Sports: A Practical Guide to Physical Development and by Jahial Parmly Paret (1901)
"... lofter must generally be used if you try to lift the ball over the bunker. When your ball comes to rest well back of a bunker or other obstruction in ..."

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