from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A kind of ball to be struck by the fists.
  • noun A puffball. Compare Bovista.


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  • They bit into the watermelon with unequaled joy and they removed their shoes and ran around the front yard barefoot, playing tag, playing hide-and-seek, playing fist-ball, never thinking of war or death or sorrow or nightmares and only thinking about what to play next.

    Their Dogs Came With Them Helena María Viramontes 2007


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