Definition of square cut in English:

square cut

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noun

Cricket
A cut hit square on the offside.
More example sentences
  • Then Vaughan smacks a glorious square cut to the boundary.
  • Javed Omar was playing the anchor role, happy to bat within his limits and occasionally unleashing his favourite square cut.
  • There was a delay when a square cut from Tendulkar hit a pigeon on the outfield.

verb

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(square-cut) [with object] Hit (the ball) with a square cut: at Lord’s he once square-cut Jack Durston
More example sentences
  • He did the same next ball, then square-cut a three, making 11 off Giffen's six-ball over.
  • Hunt let the first ball go by, then square-cut the second with great majesty.

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