two-base hit

[ too-beys ]
/ ˈtuˌbeɪs /

noun Baseball.

a base hit that enables a batter to reach second base safely.

Nearby words

  1. two's company,
  2. two's company, three's a crowd,
  3. two-a-cat,
  4. two-and-a-half international,
  5. two-bagger,
  6. two-beat,
  7. two-bit,
  8. two-body problem,
  9. two-by-four,
  10. two-carbon fragment

Origin of two-base hit

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75

Also called double.

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