black ball
a marker attached to a trawl buoy for identification (Newfoundland)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • black|ball — «BLAK BL», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to vote against; reject as a candidate for membership: »One member of the club blackballed him, so he could not become a member. 2. to exclude from society; ostracize; taboo: »The community blackballed the family… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Black Ball Line — or Blackball Line can refer to:* Black Ball Line (trans Atlantic packet), a fleet of packet ships running between Liverpool and New York, the first scheduled trans Atlantic service, founded in 1817. * Puget Sound Navigation Company, a fleet of… …   Wikipedia

  • black´ball´er — black|ball «BLAK BL», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to vote against; reject as a candidate for membership: »One member of the club blackballed him, so he could not become a member. 2. to exclude from society; ostracize; taboo: »The community blackballed… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Black Ball Line — Das Schiff Charles H. Marshall Ticket aus dem Jahr 1859 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Black Ball Line (trans-Atlantic packet) — This article refers to the trans Atlantic packet shipping company, for other uses see Black Ball Line The Black Ball Line was a fleet of packet ships running between Liverpool, England and New York, the first scheduled trans Atlantic service,… …   Wikipedia

  • Black Ball Line — La Black Ball Line est la compagnie maritime qui a été la première à établir des relations transatlantiques régulières au XIXe siècle. Les propriétaires de la Black Ball Line se sont engagés à faire trois voyages par an à date fixe entre… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Black Ball Camp — Location map Somerset lat=51.1740 long= 3.4540 width=180 float=right caption= Black Ball Camp shown within Somerset (gbmapping|SS984426)Black Ball Camp is an Iron Age hill fort South West of Dunster on the northern summit of Gallox Hill at… …   Wikipedia

  • Black pool — was a form of pocket billiards (pool) mainly played in the 19th century. It was one of several pool games that were popular at this time (so called because gamblers pooled their bets at the start of play). This game had fifteen Cuegloss|Red… …   Wikipedia

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