Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as ballista.

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Examples

  • Lave Cross, the speedy ballist who could play every position on the pitch, stood on his right.

    BLASTIN’ THE BLUES

  • So the hometown ballist attempted to intimidate Elizabeth by showing off.

    BLASTIN’ THE BLUES

  • Each ballist seemed more nervous and on edge than the next.

    BLASTIN’ THE BLUES

  • He motioned with his thumb to the ballist beside him.

    BLASTIN’ THE BLUES

  • He motioned with his cap to the ballist who had spoken first.

    BLASTIN’ THE BLUES

  • As the years passed, I saw that my son was a skilled ballist with a powerful arm, soft hands, and a steady bat.

    BLASTIN’ THE BLUES

  • Since Graham was the next and final visiting ballist to take batting practice, he turned around and jogged in backward, just like Woody always did.

    BLASTIN’ THE BLUES

  • Even though both runners had been off on contact, since there were two outs, Woody easily forced the lead ballist at third for the final out of the frame.

    BLASTIN’ THE BLUES

  • While Preacher Wil toed the rubber and readied to face the number two ballist in the lineup, Ruby decided to go with a different approach.

    BLASTIN’ THE BLUES

  • “Back in ninety-six, we were the champs of the Southern League,” the second ballist spoke again.

    BLASTIN’ THE BLUES

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