Baseball vs Goldfish - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between baseball and goldfish

is that baseball is baseball (ballgame) while goldfish is a type of small fish, carassius auratus , typically orange-colored.

baseball

Noun

(en noun)
  • A sport common in North America, the Caribbean, and Japan, in which the object is to strike a ball so that one of a nine-person team can run counter-clockwise among four bases, resulting in the scoring of a run. The team with the most runs after termination of play, usually nine innings, wins.
  • * 1797-1798 , (Jane Austen), (Northanger Abbey)
  • It was not very wonderful that Catherine, who had nothing heroic about her, should prefer cricket, base-ball , riding on horseback, and running about the country at the age of fourteen, to books.
  • The ball used to play the sport of baseball.
  • A variant of poker in which cards with baseball-related values have special significance.
  • Derived terms

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    See also

    * rounders * softball * wiffleball * ----

    goldfish

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A type of small fish, Carassius auratus , typically orange-colored.
  • For the children's fair we'll have a few games they can play, so that each child "wins" a goldfish as a prize.

    Derived terms

    * fantail goldfish * goldfish bowl