Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An unexpected event.
  • n. A pitch thrown with the arm motion of a fastball, but which travels at a much slower velocity because it is released without the fingers adding power to the delivery.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. same as change-of-pace.

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

  • n. a baseball thrown with little velocity when the batter is expecting a fastball

Etymologies

Probably alteration of change-of-pace (Wiktionary)

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