from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large heavy stuffed ball used in conditioning exercises.
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- n. A large, heavy sphere of leather or plastic filled with sand and used for athletic training or physical rehabilitation.
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- n. heavy ball used in physical training
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Drawing up at an elegant house in Albany Crescent, NW1 - a couple of million pounds would not have secured it I was greeted by the sight of two young men in track suits tossing a medicine ball back and forth in the front garden.
Imagine carrying around a thirteen-pound medicine ball for the rest of your life that you could never put down.