second base


noun Baseball.

the second in order of the bases from home plate.
the position of the player covering the area of the infield between second and first bases.

Nearby words

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  6. second baseman,
  7. second best,
  8. second birth,
  9. second blessing,
  10. second chamber

Origin of second base

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45

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