Scratch hit
Scratch hit Scratch" hit, n. (Baseball) a base hit which was weakly batted, barely allowing the batter to reach first base safely. [PJC]

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  • scratch hit — noun : a batted ball not solidly hit or cleanly fielded yet credited to the batter as a base hit * * * Baseball. a batted ball, usually poorly hit, barely enabling the batter to reach base safely: a scratch hit off the end of the bat. [1915 20] * …   Useful english dictionary

  • scratch hit — Baseball. a batted ball, usually poorly hit, barely enabling the batter to reach base safely: a scratch hit off the end of the bat. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • scratch hit — noun Date: 1903 a batted ball not solidly hit yet credited to the batter as a base hit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • scratch — scratchable, adj. scratchably, adv. scratcher, n. scratchless, adj. scratchlike, adj. /skrach/, v.t. 1. to break, mar, or mark the surface of by rubbing, scraping, or tearing with something sharp or rough: to scratch one s hand on a nail. 2. to… …   Universalium

  • scratch — [skrach] vt. [LME scracchen, prob. altered < scratten, to scratch, based on cracchen < or akin to MDu cratsen, to scratch < IE base * gred > Alb gërüj, (I) scratch] 1. to mark, break, or cut the surface of slightly with something… …   English World dictionary

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  • Scratch Track — Infobox musical artist Name = Scratch Track Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = United States Genre = Indie, Acoustic, Hip Hop Years active = 2000 present Label = Whiskey Drunk Publishing ASCAP… …   Wikipedia

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  • scratch — {{11}}scratch (n.) 1580s, from SCRATCH (Cf. scratch) (v.). Slang sense of money is from 1914, of uncertain signification. Many figurative senses (e.g. up to scratch) are from sporting use for line or mark drawn as a starting place, attested from… …   Etymology dictionary

  • scratch — Synonyms and related words: ablation, abort, abrade, abrasion, abrasive, adequate, anamorphosis, attrition, autolithograph, bad likeness, barbouillage, bark, barley, be a printmaker, belch, bezel, bird seed, birthmark, blackhead, blare, blat,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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