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Putter - What does it mean?

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Etymology 1

Alteration of


(en verb)
  • (label) To be active, but not excessively busy, at a task or a series of tasks.
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    Etymology 2


    (en noun)
  • who puts or places.
  • One who pushes the small wagons in a coal mine.
  • Etymology 3


    (en noun)
  • (golf) A golf club specifically intended for a putt.
  • (golf) A person who is taking a putt or putting.
  • See also

    * shot-putter English heteronyms ----

    Not English

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