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leg bye

noun Cricket.
  1. a run or bye scored on a bowled ball that ricochets off any part of the batsman's body except the hand.
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Historical Examples of leg bye

  • Then, too, music descriptive of a "leg-bye" may surely be found among Pad-erewski's compositions.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 109, October 19 1895


British Dictionary definitions for leg bye

leg bye

  1. cricket a run scored after the ball has hit the batsman's leg or some other part of his body, except his hand, without touching the batAbbreviation: lb
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