Definitions

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  • n. A device, typically wood, metal, or plastic, which is swung to try to make contact with baseballs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an implement used in baseball by the batter

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Examples

  • Arnie's own leg thumped into it, much as a baseball bat would a twig.

    It's October, 1956.

  • You saw these photos all over Arkansas, though usually a dead deer or a baseball bat or a football was part of it, instead of a kendo shinai; it was the same, the father passing on what he knew, the boy, though distant, hungry for it.

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  • It hangs like a planet in space, wheeling about Bajor-B’hava’el, until there appears a baseball bat like a comet sparkling through the stars to—

    MILLENNIUM

  • And in the last row, Jude Maldonado announced to one of his buddies: “If I saw two guys walk down the street holding hands, I’d take a baseball bat and kill them.”

    The God Box

  • Had a little ten-cent baseball bat with a placard on it, "Join Or Else".

    Oral History Interview with Carlee Drye, April 2, 1980. Interview H-0005. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • "And then I hit the dominie over the head with a baseball bat and sneaked off to sea again," he concluded with a harsh laugh.

    CHAPTER X

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