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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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ldoce_363_hbaseballbase‧ball /ˈbeɪsbɔːl $ -bɒːl/ ●●● S3 W2 noun  1 [uncountable]DSB an outdoor game between two teams of nine players, in which players try to get points by hitting a ball and running around four bases2 [countable]DSB the ball used in baseball
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baseballA few feet away, a baseball bat crushed a schoolteacher's head, smashed his skull into a pulpy mess.Peggy took a baseball bat to the Vic.Without his baseball cap, he looks different.Louis Cardinals major league baseball team.No chains, no baseball cap, no eight-ball jacket.Which is sort of where baseball fans and industrialists sit today vis-a-vis the Florida Marlins.The players wore short-sleeve white shirts, long white pants and dark bow ties, with baseball caps and white sneakers.
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