- Chiefly Scot. a large hook
- the number one iron
- the number four wood
Origin of cleekScottish from Middle English cleke, cleche, pastoral staff, crosier from clechen, to seize, catch from Old English an unverified form clæcan; akin to clyccan: see clutch
- Sports a. A number one golf iron, having very little loft to the club face.b. A number four wood.
- Scots A large hook, such as one used to hang a pot over a fire.
Origin of cleekMiddle English cleike large hook from cleken to grasp variant of clechen from Old English clǣcan probably akin to clyccan to clutch
- (chiefly Scotland) A large hook.
- (golf, dated) A metal headed golf club with little loft. Equivalent to a one or two iron a modern set of clubs.
From the Scots.