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birdie

noun [C]  /ˈbɜr·di/ us  
(in golf) a score for a hole that is one less than the usual score: Weir faced a 30-footer for birdie, while Monty had lost his approach right of the green.
birdie
verb [I/T]  /ˈbɜrd·i/ us  
He birdied four of his final five holes Thursday to take the first-round lead.
Translations of “birdie”
in Korean 셔틀콕…
in Arabic كُرة الريشة…
in Portuguese peteca, volante…
in Catalan volant…
in Japanese バドミントンの羽根…
in Italian volano (gioco del badminton)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鳥, 小鳥…
in Russian волан (в бадминтоне)…
in Turkish bedminton sporunda top gibi kullanılan ve tüyleri olan küçük nesne…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鸟, 小鸟…
in Polish lotka…
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