third base


noun Baseball.

the third in counterclockwise order of the bases from home plate.
the playing position of the fielder covering the area of the infield near this base.

Nearby words

  1. thira,
  2. thiram,
  3. third,
  4. third age,
  5. third amendment,
  6. third baseman,
  7. third class,
  8. third commandment,
  9. third cranial nerve,
  10. third cuneiform bone

Origin of third base

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45

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