Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A game in which two opposing teams attempt to push a heavy ball, 6 feet (1.8 meters) in diameter, across a goal.
  • noun The ball used in this game.

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  • noun games, uncountable A team game where players attempt to push a large inflatable lightweight ball into the opponent's goal.
  • noun countable The large ball used for this game.

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  • noun a game using a leather ball six feet in diameter; the two side try to push it across the opponents' goal

Etymologies

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push +‎ ball

Examples

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    Skylark Three

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    The Angel and the Author, and others

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