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17 entries found for ball. The first 10 are listed below.
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Main Entry: 1ball
Pronunciation: primarystressbodotl
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English bal "ball"
1 a : something round or roundish <a ball of twine> b : a usually round object used in a game or sport c : a usually round shot for a firearm d : the rounded bulge at the base of the thumb; also : the rounded wide part of the bottom of the human foot between the toes and arch
2 : a game or sport (as baseball) played with a ball <play ball>
3 : a pitched baseball that fails to pass through the strike zone and is not struck at by the batter

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