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triple play

noun

Simple Definition of triple play

  • baseball : a play in which the team in the field causes three runners to be put out

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of triple play

  1. :  a play in baseball by which three players are put out

Examples of triple play in a sentence

  1. The batter hit into a triple play.

  2. They turned a triple play in the first inning.



1869

First Known Use of triple play

1869


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