Ballot Bal"lot (b[a^]l"l[u^]t), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Balloted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Balloting}.] [F. ballotter to toss, to ballot, or It. ballottare. See {Ballot}, n.] To vote or decide by ballot; as, to ballot for a candidate. [1913 Webster]

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