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no-hit

[noh-hit]
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adjective Baseball.
  1. of, relating to, or noting a game in which a pitcher allows no base hits to the opposing team: a no-hit pitcher; a no-hit game.

Origin of no-hit

An Americanism dating back to 1910–15
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Historical Examples

  • But Joe was in the box for the Giants and was pitching for a no-hit game.

    Baseball Joe, Captain of the Team

    Lester Chadwick

  • You saved the Giants winning streak and you pitched a no-hit game!

  • I guess you know about the no-hit game he pitched last year—the last game he played?

    Local Color

    Irvin S. Cobb

  • Then it began to be realized that Joe was out for a no-hit game, and the crowd rooted for him madly.

  • And rub it in by making it a no-hit game, adjured Robbie, as Joe put on his glove and went out to the box.