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- n. A device, typically wood, metal, or plastic, which is swung to try to make contact with baseballs.
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- n. an implement used in baseball by the batter
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Arnie's own leg thumped into it, much as a baseball bat would a twig.
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.
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—
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.”
Had a little ten-cent baseball bat with a placard on it, "Join Or Else".
"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.