Definitions of ball

The word ball uses 4 letters:abll.

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n. - Any round or roundish body or mass; a sphere or globe; as, a ball of twine; a ball of snow. 2

n. - A spherical body of any substance or size used to play with, as by throwing, knocking, kicking, etc. 2

n. - A general name for games in which a ball is thrown, kicked, or knocked. See Baseball, and Football. 2

n. - Any solid spherical, cylindrical, or conical projectile of lead or iron, to be discharged from a firearm; as, a cannon ball; a rifle ball; -- often used collectively; as, powder and ball. Spherical balls for the smaller firearms are commonly called bullets. 2

n. - A flaming, roundish body shot into the air; a case filled with combustibles intended to burst and give light or set fire, or to produce smoke or stench; as, a fire ball; a stink ball. 2

n. - A leather-covered cushion, fastened to a handle called a ballstock; -- formerly used by printers for inking the form, but now superseded by the roller. 2

n. - A roundish protuberant portion of some part of the body; as, the ball of the thumb; the ball of the foot. 2

n. - A large pill, a form in which medicine is commonly given to horses; a bolus. 2

n. - The globe or earth. 2

v. i. - To gather balls which cling to the feet, as of damp snow or clay; to gather into balls; as, the horse balls; the snow balls. 2

v. t. - To heat in a furnace and form into balls for rolling. 2

v. t. - To form or wind into a ball; as, to ball cotton. 2

n. - A social assembly for the purpose of dancing. 2

n. - A pitched ball, not struck at by the batsman, which fails to pass over the home base at a height not greater than the batsman's shoulder nor less than his knee. 2

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s - balls10

y - bally12

u - bulla11

e - label10

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