Definition of Follow-on

1. Noun. An immediate second innings forced on a cricket team scoring a prescribed number of runs fewer than its opponents in the first innings.

Generic synonyms: Innings



Definition of Follow-on

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of follow on) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Follow-on

folliculosis
folliculous
folliculus lymphaticus
folliculus ovaricus primarius
folliculus ovaricus vesiculosus
folliculus pili
follied
follies
folliful
follis
follistatin
follow
follow'd
follow-on (current term)
follow-ons
follow-the-leader
follow-through
follow-throughs
follow-up
follow-up studies
follow-up study
follow-ups
follow in someone's footsteps
follow on
follow one's bliss
follow ons
follow out
follow somebody off a cliff

Literary usage of Follow-on

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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"His cavalry will follow on the same road, the movement from where it is now posted, at two h. AM, on the eighth instant. The regiment at Ripley will move on ..."

2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"His cavalry will follow on the same road, the movement from where it is now posted, at two h. AM, on the eighth instant. The regiment at Ripley will move on ..."

3. The Bicentennial Census: New Directions for Methodology in 1990 by Constance F. Citro, Michael L. Cohen (1985)
"follow-on surveys have been conducted in connection with previous censuses, but usually directed toward specific populations and not fielded until a year or ..."

4. Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1847)
"... Robert Peel's conduct— Mr. Miles and Colonel Sibthorp follow on the same side—The Address is carried without a Division — On the the Duke of Wellington ..."

5. Bradford's History "of Plimoth Plantation.": From the Original Manuscript by William Bradford, Massachusetts General Court, Massachusetts Office of the Secretary of State (1899)
"And what ill consequences may follow, on both sids, wise men may fear, & would rather prevente then hope to redress. So with my harty salutations to you ..."

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