two old cat

[ too uh kat ]
/ ˈtu ə ˌkæt /

noun Games.

one old cat played with two batters.
Also two o' cat, two-a-cat.

Origin of two old cat

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50
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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