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birdie

noun [C] uk   /ˈbɜː.di/ us    /ˈbɝː-/

birdie noun [C] (BIRD)

child's word a small bird

birdie noun [C] (GOLF)

in golf, an act of getting the ball into the hole in one shot (= hit) less than par (= the expected number) for that hole

birdie noun [C] (NET GAME)

US for shuttlecock

birdie

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈbɜː.di/ us    /ˈbɝː-/
(in golf) to get a birdie for a particular hole: He birdied the fifth and the 18th and finished two strokes under par.
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