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pitchout

[pich-out] /ˈpɪtʃˌaʊt/
noun
1.
Baseball. a ball purposely thrown by a pitcher too far outside of the plate for the batter to hit, especially in anticipation of an attempted steal by a base runner.
2.
Football. a lateral pass thrown behind the line of scrimmage by one back, especially a T-formation quarterback, to another.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase pitch out
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pitchout

noun
  1. A pitch thrown wide of the plate so that thecatcher can moreeasilythrow to oneofthe bases to forestall an attempted steal (1910+ Baseball)
  2. A lateral pass from one back to another (1947+ Football)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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