Round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games.
A solid projectile that is shot by a musket:
— They had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball.
synonym: musket ball.
An object with a spherical shape:
— A ball of fire.
Dutch: bol, wereldbol
Polish: kulka, kula
The people assembled at a lavish formal dance.
One of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens:
— She kicked him in the balls and got away.
Dutch: bal, geslachtsklier, kloot, teelbal, testikel, testis, zaadbal
Polish: jajco, jajo
A spherical object used as a plaything.
Dutch: bal, bol, frommel, prop
United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989).
synonym: Lucille Ball.
A compact mass:
— A ball of mud caught him on the shoulder.
Dutch: bal, homp, klomp
A lavish dance requiring formal attire.
A more or less rounded anatomical body or mass.
A ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs:
— He played baseball in high school.
— There was a baseball game on every empty lot.
— There was a desire for National League ball in the area.
— Play ball!.
Polish: baseball, bejsbol
A pitch that is not in the strike zone.
Form into a ball by winding or rolling.
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