baseball

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English[edit]

A baseball.
A game of baseball.
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Etymology[edit]

base +‎ ball

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Noun[edit]

baseball ‎(plural baseballs)

  1. A sport common in North America, the Caribbean, and Japan, in which the object is to strike a ball so that one of a nine-person team can run counter-clockwise among four bases, resulting in the scoring of a run. The team with the most runs after termination of play, usually nine innings, wins.
    • 1797-1798, Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
      It was not very wonderful that Catherine, who had nothing heroic about her, should prefer cricket, base-ball, riding on horseback, and running about the country at the age of fourteen, to books.
  2. The ball used to play the sport of baseball.
  3. A variant of poker in which cards with baseball-related values have special significance.

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Czech[edit]

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From English.

Noun[edit]

baseball m

  1. baseball

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English.

Noun[edit]

baseball

  1. baseball

Declension[edit]

Inflection of baseball (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative baseball baseballit
genitive baseballin baseballien
partitive baseballia baseballeja
illative baseballiin baseballeihin
singular plural
nominative baseball baseballit
accusative nom.? baseball baseballit
gen. baseballin
genitive baseballin baseballien
partitive baseballia baseballeja
inessive baseballissa baseballeissa
elative baseballista baseballeista
illative baseballiin baseballeihin
adessive baseballilla baseballeilla
ablative baseballilta baseballeilta
allative baseballilleˣ baseballeilleˣ
essive baseballina baseballeina
translative baseballiksi baseballeiksi
instructive baseballein
abessive baseballitta baseballeitta
comitative baseballeineen

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French[edit]

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English

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baseball m ‎(uncountable)

  1. baseball

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbeːsboːl/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧se‧ball

Noun[edit]

baseball

  1. baseball

Italian[edit]

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English

Noun[edit]

baseball m ‎(invariable)

  1. baseball

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Polish[edit]

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From English.

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baseball m

  1. baseball

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  • baseball in Polish dictionaries at PWN