Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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SAMMIE, n. A kind of golfing iron. Sc. 1952 B. Darwin Hist. Golf 74:
Carruthers Cleeks, Fairlie Irons, Smith Putters, Jiggers, Sammies, Maxwell Irons, that appeared in the order named.

[Appar. from Sammie, Samuel, but the orig. is untraced.]

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