third base
noun Date: 1845 1. the base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball 2. the player position for defending the area around third base • third baseman noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • third base — third′ base′ n. 1) spo the third of the bases in baseball, in counterclockwise order from home plate 2) spo the position of the fielder covering this base • Etymology: 1835–45, amer. third′ base′man, n …   From formal English to slang

  • third base — ☆ third base n. Baseball 1. the base to the right of the pitcher, the third of the four bases that a base runner attempts to reach safely 2. the defensive position played by the third baseman …   English World dictionary

  • third\ base — 1. (third base) (7089↑, 2511↓) The third base before home plate in baseball you damn perverts. Jacki Robinson advanced to thrid from second after Duke Snider s single to centerfield. Author: Paulness http://third base.urbanup.com/1283788 2.… …   Urban English dictionary

  • third base — noun 1. the base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball (Freq. 5) he was cut down on a close play at third • Syn: ↑third • Hypernyms: ↑base, ↑bag 2. the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the …   Useful english dictionary

  • third base — {n.} The base to be touched third in baseball. * /He reached third base standing up on a long triple./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • third base — {n.} The base to be touched third in baseball. * /He reached third base standing up on a long triple./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • third\ base — noun the base to be touched third in baseball. He reached third base standing up on a long triple …   Словарь американских идиом

  • third base — noun a) The base after second base in a counter clockwise path around a baseball infield. The runner reached third base with a stand up triple. b) Touching a mans or womans genitals in a sexual manner; mutual masturbation …   Wiktionary

  • third base — Baseball. 1. the third in counterclockwise order of the bases from home plate. 2. the playing position of the fielder covering the area of the infield near this base. [1835 45, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • third base — n. act of oral sex or finger sex (used as a way to mark progress in sex, especially among youth) …   English slang

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