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English definition of “birdie”

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.
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