one old cat

/wun"euh kat'/, Games.
a form of baseball in which there is a home plate and one other base, and in which a player remains at bat and scores runs by hitting the ball and running to the base and back without being put out.
Also, one o' cat, one-a-cat.
[1840-50, Amer.]

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