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[fawrs-out, fohrs-]
noun Baseball.
  1. a put-out of a base runner on a force play.
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Origin of force-out

1895–1900, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase force out
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Historical Examples of force-out

  • It's a force-out attempt aimed at us or at anybody who thinks our way.

    The Planet Strappers

    Raymond Zinke Gallun