two-base hit

two-base hit

[too-beys]
noun Baseball.
a base hit that enables a batter to reach second base safely.
Also called double.


Origin:
1870–75, Americanism

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two-base hit

noun
a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base; "he hit a double to deep centerfield" [syn: double
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