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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).
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GLOBER, n. ? A missed shot (in Golf).Edb. 1887 Sir W. G. Simpson Golf 100:
He lets fly, indifferent as to a hit or a miss; or, rather, he means a clean, swishing, smashing blow. All others, from a glober to a fair shot, are merely misses, to which he pays no attention.

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