What does the word golf mean?

Usage examples for golf

  1. " I feel so well," she returned, " that if this doctor of mine weren't such a Simon Legree, I could play you eighteen holes of golf for a box of gloves against a box of cigars." – A Fool There Was by Porter Emerson Browne
  2. She left him presently, and he came strolling down the lawn with his hands behind his back and his eyes seeming to see out past the golf links. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. Then she turned and glanced quickly at the black breakers of the coal shaft, half a mile away; then at the golf- players. – Her Infinite Variety by Brand Whitlock