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divot (n.)

"piece of turf or sod with the grass growing on it," used for roofing material, etc., 1530s, Scottish,  of unknown origin. Also divet, diffat, devot, etc. The golfing sense "slice of turf cut out by the club in playing a stroke" is by 1884.

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Definitions of divot from WordNet

divot (n.)
(golf) the cavity left when a piece of turf is cut from the ground by the club head in making a stroke;
it was a good drive but the ball ended up in a divot
divot (n.)
a piece of turf dug out of a lawn or fairway (by an animals hooves or a golf club);
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