Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A gymnasium game, played with a white leather ball, consisting in keeping the ball in motion over a high net from one side to the other.
- n. alternative spelling of volleyball.
“Africa's Olympic volley-ball competitor Leigh-Ann Naidoo has become”
“All manner of swots, divots, hicks and junkies passed through that celebrated late-evening residency, contributing to the cocktail of verse, vibes and verbal volley-ball, but the all-important farty noises were down to one bloke.”
“He was a little careless, pulling the pin out of his trousers bag on the fringe of a crowd round a volley-ball game instead of in among them.”
“Even though a gymnasium is not elaborately equipped, use can be made of such games as hand-ball, volley-ball and other available games.”
“There was free food, massages, volley-ball courts, and, if you were an engineer, you got one day in every five to just "be creative".”
“There is a popular volley-ball court in the dust of Kamp Holland, not far from a memorial to the 21 Dutch soldiers who have been killed in the Afghanistan campaign.”
“Daily gatherings on the volley-ball court are helping to renew a sense of community by involving villagers old and young, and men and women from all castes and economic levels.”
“Everything from blizzards to EF-4 tornadoes to volley-ball size hail a new national record back in June.”
“Some of the concrete abutments in the design of some of these buildings, at shoulder height, on the main floors, suggest that the designers never played any sport, ala basket-ball, netball or volley-ball, even indoor football (futsal).”
“Played three on three, on a volley-ball size court, players track the ball by sound as they defend blistering shots upwards of 80 kilometers per hour.”
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