number 5 iron
Origin of mashieScot, diminutive of mash, a sledgehammer; uncertain or unknown; perhaps akin to French massé (see massé)
A five iron used in golf.
Origin of mashiePerhaps from French massue club from Old French from Vulgar Latin matteūca from mattea mace ; see mace 1.
- (golf, dated) A metal headed golf club with a moderate loft. The equivalent of a five iron in a modern set of clubs