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pick off

verb

Definition of pick off

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to shoot or bring down especially one by one

  3. 2 :  to put out (a base runner who is off base) with a quick throw (as from the pitcher or catcher)

  4. 3 :  intercept <picked off a pass>



Examples of pick off in a sentence

  1. <picked off more passes than any other player in the division>



1810

First Known Use of pick off

1810


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