a form of baseball in which there is a home plate and one other base, and in which a player remains at bat and scores runs by hitting the ball and running to the base and back without being put out.
- Also one o' cat, one-a-cat.
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How to use one old cat in a sentence
There were two varieties of the game, the first called "one-old-cat," or one-cornered-cat, and the other "two-old-cat."Base-Ball | John M. Ward
In a game of "one-old-cat," the side on which I played was defeated.A Mind That Found Itself | Clifford Whittingham Beers
In one-old-cat there were a batter, pitcher, catcher, and fielders.Base-Ball | John M. Ward