two old cat

[ too uh kat ]
/ ˈtu ə ˌkæt /
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noun Games.

one old cat played with two batters.

Nearby words

  1. two gentlemen of verona, the,
  2. two heads are better than one,
  3. two left feet, have,
  4. two oceans,
  5. two of a kind,
  6. two pair,
  7. two rivers,
  8. two shakes of a lamb's tail,
  9. two sicilies,
  10. two solitudes

Also two o' cat, two-a-cat.

Origin of two old cat

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for two old cat

  • Robin taught me a kind of back-yard, two-old-cat cricket with a bat fashioned by his own big hands.

    Miss Primrose|Roy Rolfe Gilson
  • There were two varieties of the game, the first called "one-old-cat," or one-cornered-cat, and the other "two-old-cat."

    Base-Ball|John M. Ward