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first baseman

noun

Definition of first baseman

baseball

  1. :  the player who defends the area around first base <an all-star first baseman>



Word by Word Definitions

firstplay
  1. : :  preceding all others in time, order, or importance: as

    :  earliest

    :  being the lowest forward gear or speed of a motor vehicle

  1. :  before another in time, space, or importance

    :  for the first time

    :  in preference to something else :  sooner

  1. : :  something that is first: as

    :  the first occurrence or item of a kind

    :  the first forward gear or speed of a motor vehicle


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