from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A sheet of paper upon which a record of the tallies or runs in base-ball, cricket, and similar games is or may be written.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of scoresheet.


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  • He was denied his customary appearance on the score-sheet by Chris Baird's goal-line clearance in the 60th minute.

    Arsène Wenger admits to fitness fears as Arsenal limp to Fulham draw

  • He made a couple of good runs through and could have got on the score-sheet himself.

    Everton's Jack Rodwell delighted with transition to full England team

  • Some shot, or situation, or word would strike back through the past and awaken a note long silent, and I generally kept a pad and pencil on the window-sill with the score-sheet, and later, during his play, I would scrawl some reminder that would be precious by and by.

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • Hacking has its own "score-sheet" with hits and misses, and that score-sheet has reached the news.

    thinking with my fingers

  • Hacking has its own "score-sheet" with hits and misses, and that score-sheet has reached the news.

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  • One scorer will prefer to make up his totals at the end of a game, another will elect to compute them at the termination of each deal; but either way the advantages of the score-sheet are apparent.

    Auction of To-day

  • The score-sheet should be left on the table, and the writing on it should be of such size that it can be seen at a glance.

    Auction of To-day

  • Twenty minutes later, Hargate was looking some-what ruefully at the score-sheet.

    The Intrusion of Jimmy

  • Again, the words 'retired hurt' on the score-sheet are far more pleasant to the bowler than the batsman.

    Tales of St. Austin's

  • "Stott takes first over," remarked Wallis, sharpening his pencil and arranging his watch and score-sheet -- he was very meticulous in his methods.

    The Wonder


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