autos-da-fe autos-da-fe

Definition(s):

  • (n) the burning to death of heretics (as during the Spanish Inquisition)

Usage(s):

  • It's still three strikes and you're out, three outs and you're up, take two and hit to right, and as Leo Durocher used to say, autos-da-fe are made to be bettered.
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