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put-out

[poo t-out] /ˈpʊtˌaʊt/
noun, Baseball.
1.
an instance of putting out a batter or base runner.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase put out
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put-out

adjective

Angry; upset; offended: I know you will be put out at my not writing (1887+)


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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