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Noun: third base  thurd beys
  1. The base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball
    "he was cut down on a close play at third base";
    - third
  2. The fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)
    "he is playing third base";
    - third
  3. [US, informal] Sexual touching of genitals; mutual masturbation

Derived forms: third bases

Type of: bag, base, position

Part of: baseball team

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