Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A game somewhat like tennis, played with a larger ball, which the player strikes with his arm, on which there is a guard from the wrist to the elbow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An Italian game, played with a large leather ball.

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  • noun A traditional Italian game played with a large leather ball.

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

  • noun an Italian game similar to tennis

Etymologies

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Italian, a large ball, from palla ball. See balloon.

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