double play

noun Baseball.
a play in which two putouts are made.

Origin:
1865–70, Americanism

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double play
 
n
baseball a play in which two runners are put out

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Neither gang is aware of his double play, and each thinks it is using him, but the stranger will outwit them both.
If an infielder purposely drops a soft fly ball, it can easily result in a double play or triple play.
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