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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A male attendant on a tennis court who collects the ball when it is out of play.
  • n. A boy who is in charge of the extra balls used in practice or those that are out of play, especially in baseball.

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  • n. A person, usually male, responsible for retrieving balls from the area of play, and returning them to the players.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a boy who retrieves balls for tennis players

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