punchball
noun Date: 1932 baseball adapted for small areas in which a rubber ball is hit with a fist instead of a bat

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  • punchball — noun 1》 Brit. a suspended or mounted ball used for punching as exercise or training, especially by boxers. 2》 US a team ball game in which a rubber ball is punched or headed …   English new terms dictionary

  • punchball — punch•ball [[t]ˈpʌntʃˌbɔl[/t]] n. gam a form of playground or street baseball in which a rubber ball is batted with the fist • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • punchball — n. 1 a stuffed or inflated ball suspended or mounted on a stand, for punching as a form of exercise. 2 US a ball game in which a rubber ball is punched with the fist or head …   Useful english dictionary

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