from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small hard dimpled ball used in golf.

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  • n. A small, usually white ball that is designed for use in the game of golf.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a small hard ball used in playing golf; dimpled to reduce wind resistance


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  • On the patio deck of the Fleetwood Hotel's penthouse on the Miami Beach strip Ed Gliddick sent a golf ball near the putting cup embedded in the roof's AstroTurf.

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  • I had no luck keeping anybody since Mr. Kulis got hit on the head by a golf ball three winters ago, and he and Mrs. Kulis moved for good to his sister’s place in South Carolina, to an apartment set next to a tennis club, where the balls were a lot softer.

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  • In their midst was Amanda’s boyfriend, whose name was Roland Chatlin, in starched khakis and a green and white Tulane T-shirt, bouncing a golf ball off the side of the building.

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  • The point of AGB surgery is to shrink the normally football-sized stomach to the size of a golf ball by wrapping a silicone band around it, making it impossible to eat very much at any one sitting.

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