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Golf-club, n. Also: golff-, goiff-, gof-. [Golf n.1] A club used in playing golf. For golf clubbes and balles to the King that he playit with; 1503–4 Treas. Acc. II. 418.
Pro interfectione quondam Alexandri Meill ex subito per ictum baculi, viz., golf club, commissa; 1507 Reg. Privy S. I. 224/1.
That Thomas Eduein trublit Thomas Kirkwod and straik at hym with ane goiff club; 1561 Stirling B. Rec. I. 78.
To his pellettis and gofclubbis ane quarter veluet; 1601 Treas. Acc. MS. 68.
Convict … for the abusing of Francis Hay … and streking of him with ane golff clube; 1616 Edinb. B. Rec. VI. 150.
Fourtie tua golff clubis; 1622 Edinb. Test. LI. 201.
1649 (see Gouffer n.).

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