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force–out

noun \ˈfrs-ˌat\

baseball : a play in which a runner who is forced to run to the next base is put out when the player who has the ball touches the base

Full Definition of FORCE-OUT

:  a play in baseball in which a runner is put out by being forced to advance to the next base but failing to do so safely

First Known Use of FORCE-OUT

1896

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