from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. to go first; to begin.


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  • David Towarnicky to lead off the fourth inning and the last two on Elon errors in the fifth and sixth.

    Appalachian State Headline News

  • After Joe Stanley fanned for the second time to lead off the frame, the next striker hit a routine grass clipper down to Tales that went right through his legs.


  • The tunnel appears to lead off from a blank wall, but, following a suggestion made by Filip Coppens, we examined this wall and found that it had once been a doorway.

    The Templar Revelation

  • After falling behind in the count one ball and two strikes, Robinson Cano worked out a walk to lead off the inning; then moved to second on a single to left by Nick Swisher.

    One Season

  • At the same time Sokolovski was ordered to lead off the succession of counterattacks which the Stavka had planned against the Orel bulge, on Model's denuded left flank, with Popov to follow him after a further forty-eight hours.


  • J. D. Crouch chaired the meeting, and he asked Burns, as the State “deputy,” to lead off the discussion of the Outcome Document.

    Surrender is not an Option


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