foul ball
noun Date: 1860 a baseball batted into foul territory

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Foul ball — Foul Foul (foul), a. [Compar. Fouler ( [ e]r); superl. {Foulest}.] [OE. foul, ful, AS. f[=u]l; akin to D. vuil, G. faul rotten, OHG. f[=u]l, Icel. f[=u]l foul, fetid; Dan. fuul, Sw. ful foul, Goth. f[=u]ls fetid, Lith. puti to be putrid, L.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foul ball — ☆ foul ball n. Baseball a batted ball that is not a fair ball: see FAIR BALL …   English World dictionary

  • foul ball — foul′ ball′ n. spo a baseball hit outside the foul lines • Etymology: 1855–60, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Foul ball — In baseball, a foul ball is a batted ball that is not a foul tip, and that:* passes out of the playing field in flight while over foul ground, or * first falls on foul territory beyond first or third base, or * bounds past first or third base on… …   Wikipedia

  • foul ball — noun (baseball) a ball struck with the bat so that it does not stay between the lines (the foul lines) that define the width of the playing field • Ant: ↑fair ball • Topics: ↑baseball, ↑baseball game • Hypernyms: ↑foul …   Useful english dictionary

  • foul ball — noun A batted ball that lands in foul territory. Its a foul ball, up four rows of seats …   Wiktionary

  • foul ball — {n.} A batted baseball that lands outside the foul line. * /Mickey hit a long foul ball that landed on the roof./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • foul ball — {n.} A batted baseball that lands outside the foul line. * /Mickey hit a long foul ball that landed on the roof./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • foul\ ball — noun A batted baseball that lands outside the foul line. Mickey hit a long foul ball that landed on the roof …   Словарь американских идиом

  • foul ball — When a baseball fell in the sewer it was called a foul ball …   English expressions

  • foul ball — Baseball. 1. a batted ground ball that is hit and played outside the foul lines, or that passes outside the foul lines at first or third base, or that is played outside the foul line between home and first or third base regardless of where hit. 2 …   Universalium

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