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

  • n. A large heavy stuffed ball used in conditioning exercises.

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  • n. A large, heavy sphere of leather or plastic filled with sand and used for athletic training or physical rehabilitation.

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

  • n. heavy ball used in physical training


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  • Drawing up at an elegant house in Albany Crescent, NW1 - a couple of million pounds would not have secured it I was greeted by the sight of two young men in track suits tossing a medicine ball back and forth in the front garden.

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  • Imagine carrying around a thirteen-pound medicine ball for the rest of your life that you could never put down.

    A Book of Miracles


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