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English → English (gcide) Definition: Sacrifice hit Sacrifice \Sac"ri*fice\ (?; 277), n. [OE. sacrifise, sacrifice, F. sacrifice, fr. L. sacrificium; sacer sacred + facere to make. See Sacred, and Fact.] 1. The offering of anything to God, or to a god; consecratory rite. [1913 Webster] Great pomp, and sacrifice, and praises loud, To Dagon. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything consecrated and offered to God, or to a divinity; an immolated victim, or an offering of any kind, laid upon an altar, or otherwise presented in the way of religious thanksgiving, atonement, or conciliation. [1913 Webster] Moloch, horrid king, besmeared with blood Of human sacrifice. --Milton. [1913 Webster] My life, if thou preserv'st my life, Thy sacrifice shall be. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. Destruction or surrender of anything for the sake of something else; devotion of some desirable object in behalf of a higher object, or to a claim deemed more pressing; hence, also, the thing so devoted or given up; as, the sacrifice of interest to pleasure, or of pleasure to interest. [1913 Webster] 4. A sale at a price less than the cost or the actual value. [Tradesmen's Cant] [1913 Webster] Burnt sacrifice. See Burnt offering, under Burnt. Sacrifice hit (Baseball), in batting, a hit of such a kind that the batter loses his chance of tallying, but enables one or more who are on bases to get home or gain a base. [1913 Webster] Hit \Hit\, n. 1. A striking against; the collision of one body against another; the stroke that touches anything. [1913 Webster] So he the famed Cilician fencer praised, And, at each hit, with wonder seems amazed. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A stroke of success in an enterprise, as by a fortunate chance; as, he made a hit; esp. A performance, as a musical recording, movie, or play, which achieved great popularity or acclaim; also used of books or objects of commerce which become big sellers; as, the new notebook computer was a big hit with business travellers. [1913 Webster +PJC] What late he called a blessing, now was wit, And God's good providence, a lucky hit. --Pope. 3. A peculiarly apt expression or turn of thought; a phrase which hits the mark; as, a happy hit. [1913 Webster] 4. A game won at backgammon after the adversary has removed some of his men. It counts less than a gammon. [1913 Webster] 5. (Baseball) A striking of the ball; as, a safe hit; a foul hit; -- sometimes used specifically for a base hit. [1913 Webster] 6. An act of murder performed for hire, esp. by a professional assassin. [PJC] Base hit, Safe hit, Sacrifice hit. (Baseball) See under Base, Safe, etc.


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