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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that slugs, as a fighter who delivers hard swinging punches.
  • n. Baseball A batter who hits many extra-base hits.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a boxer who tends to deliver hard punches
  • n. a batter who has a high percentage of extra base hits

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who strikes heavy blows; hence, a boxer; a prize fighter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who hits hard with the fists; a pugilist.
  • n. A form of steam- or air-driven rock-drill which delivers powerful strokes of the drill-bar with the least cushioning effect of steam or air in the actuating cylinder.

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

  • n. a boxer noted for an ability to deliver hard punches
  • n. (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting

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