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pinch' hit'



Baseball.
a hit made by a pinch hitter.

pinch-hit



Pronunciation: (pinch'hit'), [key]
v.i., -hit, -hit•ting.
1. Baseball.to serve as a pinch hitter.
2. Informal.to substitute for someone, esp. in an emergency.

v.t.
Baseball.to get, or make (a hit) in pinch-hitting.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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