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scorecard

[skawr-kahrd, skohr-]
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noun
  1. a card for keeping score of a sports contest and, especially in team sports, for identifying the players by name, number, and position.

Origin of scorecard

First recorded in 1875–80; score + card1
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  • Thomas was as easy to read as an amateur's scorecard; runs were runs, hits were hits, outs were outs.

    The Voice in the Fog

    Harold MacGrath


British Dictionary definitions for scorecard

scorecard

noun
  1. a card on which scores are recorded in various games, esp golf
  2. a card identifying the players in a sports match, esp cricket or baseball
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