Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

from 1976 supplement

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BAFF, v.2 Add to (2). Hence baffing-spoon, = Baffie, n. (see quots.). Sc. 1858 Chambers's Jnl. (4 Sept.) 157:
The play-club . . . putter, and baffing-spoon.
Sc. 1891 J. G. McPherson Golf & Golfers 3:
Before Allan's day the baffing-spoon was the weapon of approach to the hole, if a bunker intervened.

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