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foul tip


Definition of FOUL TIP

:  a pitched ball in baseball that is slightly deflected by the bat; specifically :  a tipped pitch legally caught by the catcher and counting as a full strike with the ball remaining in play

Origin of FOUL TIP

1foul + tip (tap)
First Known Use: 1870


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