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slow-pitch

or slo-pitch

[ sloh-pich ]
/ ˈsloʊˌpɪtʃ /
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noun

a type of softball with ten players per side and in which each pitch must travel in an arc from three to ten feet high.

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Origin of slow-pitch

First recorded in 1970–75; slow + pitch1
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