inning

Part of speech: noun

In baseball, cricket, etc., a turn at the bat; the time that a party is in power.

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Usage examples "inning":

  1. The break came in the sixth inning. - "Jimmy Kirkland and the Plot for a Pennant", Hugh S. Fullerton.
  2. He had decided to make this game the test of his ability to " come back," and already it looked as if the first inning would give him his answer. - "Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager", Burt L. Standish.
  3. The sixth inning saw no break in the run of the game between the Grays and the Wind Jammers. - "Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager", Burt L. Standish.