noun Date: 1828 1. plural but singular in construction a game of English origin that is played with ball and bat and that somewhat resembles baseball 2. a dissolute person ; wastrel 3. one that rounds by hand or by machine 4. a boxing match lasting a specified number of rounds — usually used in combination <
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