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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Golf  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Golf  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  golf 
  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  [syn:  {golf  game}] 
  v  :  play  golf 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Golf,  FL  (village,  FIPS  26550) 
  Location:  26.50520  N,  80.11020  W 
  Population  (1990):  234  (167  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Golf,  IL  (village,  FIPS  30328) 
  Location:  42.05880  N,  87.78652  W 
  Population  (1990):  454  (158  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 




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