from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of ball to be struck by the fists.
- n. A puffball. Compare Bovista.
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They bit into the watermelon with unequaled joy and they removed their shoes and ran around the front yard barefoot, playing tag, playing hide-and-seek, playing fist-ball, never thinking of war or death or sorrow or nightmares and only thinking about what to play next.