Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A ball with which the game of golf is played. See golf.

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Examples

  • Zippo even considered making golf-ball warmers to increase driving distances, only to conclude that the legal liability would be too great if the heated projectiles bounced off people's heads.

    Zippo Preps for a Post-Smoker World

  • A cold front stormed through late yesterday afternoon – there were reports of hail in some areas, variously reported as golf-ball sized and soft-ball sized.

    2009 March : Bev Vincent

  • As for the golf-ball size abscess (which appeared just last night!) it was nothing to worry about.

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  • As for the golf-ball size abscess (which appeared just last night!) it was nothing to worry about.

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  • A cold front stormed through late yesterday afternoon – there were reports of hail in some areas, variously reported as golf-ball sized and soft-ball sized.

    The heat is on : Bev Vincent

  • A groom's token of appreciation to his merry band of friends and relatives—who help the best man prepare bachelor parties, escort wedding guests to their seats and generally keep things moving swimmingly—are most often items devoted to the manly pursuits of drinking (scotch bottles and cocktail shakers), gaming (poker sets and golf-ball washers) and succeeding (money clips and business card cases).

    Groomsmen Gifts: What Gives?

  • Cobbles here range from golf-ball size to soccer-ball size.

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  • Martin Ramin for The Wall Street Journal The kind of golf-ball distinctions that make a difference to Tour pros would not even be detectable to the vast majority of rank-and-file players.

    Can Your Golf Ball Make a Difference?

  • Cobbles here range from golf-ball size to soccer-ball size.

    Sprains, Breaks, and Well-Placed Signs

  • As did several storm witnesses, he described hailstones as "golf-ball size," calling them "as large as I've seen" in 40 years in his Charles County neighborhood.

    Thunderstorms shower region with hail

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