Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In base-ball, lines drawn from the outer corner of the home plate along the outer edge of first and third bases to the boundaries of the ground. See foul, n., 2.

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  • For before the Bradleys could mark out the foul-lines for the base-ball field on the plaza, or teach their standing army the goose step, or lay bamboo pipes for the water-mains, or clear away the cactus for the extension of the King's palace, the Hillmen paid Opeki their quarterly visit.

    The Reporter Who Made Himself King

  • For before the Bradleys could mark out the foul-lines for the base-ball field on the plaza, or teach their standing army the goose step, or lay bamboo pipes for the water-mains, or clear away the cactus for the extension of the King's palace, the Hillmen paid

    Cinderella And Other Stories

  • For before the Bradleys could mark out the foul-lines for the base-ball field on the plaza, or teach their standing army the goose step, or lay bamboo pipes for the water-mains, or clear away the cactus for the extension of the King's palace, the

    The Reporter Who Made Himself King

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