pickoff

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pick·off

noun \ˈpik-ˌf\

baseball : a play in which a runner who is close to a base is tagged out when the pitcher or catcher quickly throws the ball to that base

Full Definition of PICKOFF

:  a baseball play in which a base runner is picked off

Examples of PICKOFF

  1. He made a pickoff throw to third base.

First Known Use of PICKOFF

1939

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