one old cat

noun
\ ¦wənə¦kat, ¦wəˌnōl¦k- \
variants: or one o' cat or less commonly one-a-cat \ ¦wənə¦k-​ \

Definition of one old cat

: a ball game in which a batter hits a ball and then tries to run from home base to the single other base and back home again without being put out by the other players

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“One old cat.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/one%20old%20cat. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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