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shortstop


noun

  1. Baseball.
    1. the position of the player covering the area of the infield between second and third base.
    2. a fielder who covers this position.
  2. Also called shortstop bath. Photography. stop bath.

noun

  1. baseball
    1. the fielding position to the left of second base viewed from home plate
    2. the player at this position
n.

1837, from short (adj.) + stop (n.). In cricket, there also is a longstop.

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