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third base

noun, Baseball.
1.
the third in counterclockwise order of the bases from home plate.
2.
the playing position of the fielder covering the area of the infield near this base.
Origin of third base
1835-1845
An Americanism dating back to 1835-45
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third base

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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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