Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- Baseball any of a set of rules adapted to playing conditions in a specific ballpark
- any of a set of rules governing a specific activity
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Sports A rule governing the playing of a game on a particular field, course, or court.
- A basic rule of procedure or behavior. Often used in the plural.