from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Baseball A play in which the batter attempts to bunt so that a runner on third base may score.
  • noun Informal Pressure exerted to obtain a concession or achieve a goal.

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  • noun baseball A play when the batter bunts a runner home from third.
  • noun poker A type of bluff where a player with a weak hand reraises a raiser and a caller.

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

  • noun an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power
  • noun a baseball play in which a runner on third base tries to score as the batter bunts the pitch


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