steeple

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General English

Cricket

  • verb (of the ball) to rise to a considerable height at an unusually steep angle, often because of unevenness in the wicket
    Citation ‘John … was a consistent danger. So was the inconsistent bounce. Rumesh Ratnayeke had one steepling from a length and Wright’s nose was broken’ (Dick Brittenden, Cricketer May 1983)
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