Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

from 1976 supplement

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CUTTY, adj., n. II. 3. Add: Also transf. a baffing-spoon in golf. Add quot.: Fif. 1857 H. B. Farnie Golfer's Manual 19:
The Baffing Spoon, although the smallest in stature, is by no means the least in usefulness of this family. Why it is called by either this soubriquet, or by its other title “the cutty,” we leave speculative readers to determine.

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