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five and fly

five and fly  n.— «In his last start, Byrd (4-2, 7.10 ERA) did a five and fly, giving up two runs, five hits and only one walk in a 15-3 win over Boston.» —“Indians break out the big bats” by Sheldon Ocker Akron Beacon...

five and fly

five and fly  n.— «But the run prevention problems aren’t caused entirely by the bullpen; when starters aren’t able to go six or seven innings, they make the underbelly of the bullpen pitch with the game on the line. Last season, with a...

ditch

ditch  v.— «Along the hall in the new gym the seemingly endless cafeteria line forms. Girls, giggling and laughing, “ditch” in line. This is a system whereby twelve girls crowd in front of you with the light remark “Ann...

ditch

ditch v. especially in the phrase ditch in line, to unfairly take a place in front of others (in a line); to cut or butt (in line); to jump a queue. Editorial Note: Also infrequently given as dish. This term is particularly common in Ohio. Political...

ditched in line

ditched in line  v.— «In sociology with Debb I got to tell the class how people from the Columbus Ohio area say “I ditched in line” while everyone else says “I cut in line.” I still think I am correct in saying ditched but I was met by...

ditching

ditching  v.— «In central Ohio, the standard term for line-jumping/pushing in/budging/cutting, etc. is “dishing” or “ditching.”» —“Budge/Verse” by Neal Whitman Languagehat June 16, 2005...