- to hit (or try to hit) a single, double, triple, and home run in one game
Other Word Forms of Cycle
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Cycle
- hit (or go) for the cycle
Origin of Cycle
From Late Latin cyclus, from Ancient Greek κύκλος (kyklos), reduplicated form of a Proto-Indo-European *kʷékʷlos (“circle, wheel”). Cognates include Sanskrit चक्र (cakrá), Latin colus, Old English hwēol (English wheel), English ancillary
Middle English from Late Latin cyclus from Greek kuklos circle kwel-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Ancient Greek κύκλος (kuklos, “circle”).
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