three-base hit

[ three-beys ]
/ ˈθriˌbeɪs /

noun Baseball.


Nearby words

  1. three unities, the,
  2. three's a crowd,
  3. three-a-cat,
  4. three-bagger,
  5. three-ball match,
  6. three-birds,
  7. three-body problem,
  8. three-card monte,
  9. three-card trick,
  10. three-color

Origin of three-base hit

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75

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