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two old cat

[too uh kat] /ˈtu ə ˌkæt/
noun, Games.
one old cat played with two batters.
Also, two o' cat, two-a-cat.
Origin of two old cat
1840-50, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • There were two varieties of the game, the first called "one-old-cat," or one-cornered-cat, and the other "two-old-cat."

    Base-Ball John M. Ward
  • Robin taught me a kind of back-yard, two-old-cat cricket with a bat fashioned by his own big hands.

    Miss Primrose Roy Rolfe Gilson

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