the outside stump opposite the one at which the batsman stands.
[awf-teyk, of-] /ˈɔfˌteɪk, ˈɒf-/ noun 1. a pipe or passage for conducting smoke, a current of air, or the like, to an uptake or downtake.
- Off the bat
Related Terms right off the bat
[awf-th uh-bawrd, -bohrd, of-] /ˈɔf ðəˈbɔrd, -ˈboʊrd, ˈɒf-/ adjective, adverb 1. .
[awf-th uh-boo ks, of-] /ˈɔf ðəˈbʊks, ˈɒf-/ adjective 1. not recorded in account books or not reported as taxable income.