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ball

Definitions


[bɔːl], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a solid or hollow spherical or egg-shaped object that is kicked, thrown, or hit in a game
(e.g: a cricket ball)

- (in cricket) a delivery of the ball by the bowler to the batter
(e.g: his half century came off only forty balls)

- the rounded protuberant part of the foot at the base of the big toe.


Phrases:
- ball of fire
- get the ball rolling
- keep one's eye on the ball
- keep the ball rolling
- on the ball
- play ball
- take one's eye off the ball
- the ball is in your court
- the whole ball of wax

Origin:
Middle English (first recorded in place names and surnames, in the sense ‘a rounded hill’): related to Middle Dutch and Dutch bal, Old High German bal, German Ball, Old Norse bǫllr, also related to Latin follis ‘bellows’ and Greek phallos (see phallus)


[bɔːl], (Verb)

Definitions:
- squeeze or form (something) into a rounded shape
(e.g: Robert balled up his napkin and threw it on to his plate)

- have sex with.

- (of a flower) fail to open properly, decaying in the half-open bud.


Phrases:
- ball of fire
- get the ball rolling
- keep one's eye on the ball
- keep the ball rolling
- on the ball
- play ball
- take one's eye off the ball
- the ball is in your court
- the whole ball of wax

Origin:


[bɔːl], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a formal social gathering for dancing
(e.g: Anne danced with the captain at a fancy-dress ball)


Phrases:
- have a ball

Origin:
late 16th century (in Scots, denoting a dance): from French bal ‘a dance’, from Old French baler ‘to dance’, from late Latin ballare ‘to dance’; perhaps related to Greek ballizein ‘to dance’




definition by Oxford Dictionaries




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