A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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Play-club, n. Also: plae. Appar., a wooden golf club, spec. a ‘driver’, as in the later dial. — 3 iron clubs, 17 plae clubs; 1685 Soc. Ant. LVIII. 357.
Ane sett of golfe-clubs consisting of three, viz. an play club, ane scraper and ane tin fac'd club; 1691 Dickinson Two Students at St. Andrews xxxix.

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