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  • n. An athletic throwing event where the object to be thrown is a heavy steel ball attached with wire (maximum length 4 ft (1.22 m)) to a handle.

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

  • n. an athletic competition in which a heavy metal ball that is attached to a flexible wire is hurled as far as possible


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