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shortstop

noun short·stop \-ˌstäp\

baseball : the player who defends the area between second and third base

Full Definition of SHORTSTOP

1
:  the player position in baseball for defending the infield area on the third-base side of second base
2
:  the player stationed in the shortstop position
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First Known Use of SHORTSTOP

1857
SHORTSTOP Defined for Kids

shortstop

noun short·stop \ˈshrt-ˌstäp\

Definition of SHORTSTOP for Kids

:  a baseball infielder whose position is between second and third base

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