Definition of Baseball bat

1. Noun. An implement used in baseball by the batter.

Exact synonyms: Lumber
Generic synonyms: Baseball Equipment, Bat
Terms within: Grip, Handgrip, Handle, Hold

Definition of Baseball bat

1. Noun. A device, typically wood, metal, or plastic, which is swung to try to make contact with baseballs. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Baseball Bat

base pairs
base projection
base rate
base rate fallacy
base rent
base runner
base sequence
base sequence analysis
base sheet
base station subsystem
base substitution
base unit
base units
base view
baseball bat (current term)
baseball bats
baseball cap
baseball caps
baseball card
baseball cards
baseball clinic
baseball club
baseball coach
baseball coil
baseball diamond
baseball elbow
baseball equipment
baseball field
baseball finger

Literary usage of Baseball bat

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Modern Eloquence by Thomas Brackett Reed, Rossiter Johnson, Justin McCarthy, Albert Ellery Bergh (1900)
"Then when he becomes an old man he does not care in the least for a baseball bat—he wants rest, and a snug fireside, and a newspaper every day. ..."

2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept, Southern Pacific Company (1912)
"It's the privilege of your rank, but for me a little looser motions and a heavier armament," and I picks up what looks like a baseball bat, but a little ..."

3. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"Benny propped himself up against the cave wall with a blanket around his shoulders and the baseball bat held loose and ready between his knees. ..."

4. Guatemala's Forgotten Children: Police Violence and Abuses in Detention by Lee Tucker, Human Rights Watch/Americas (1997)
"... baseball bat," "aluminum baseball bat," "broomstick," "firewood," "isolation room," "broken finger," and "broken ribs." The use of physical punishment ..."

5. Addresses to Women Engaged in Church Work by Henry Codman Potter (1898)
"What I want now is a baseball bat." Then when he becomes an old man, he does not care in the least for a baseball bat; he wants rest, and a snug fireside ..."

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