quidditch

(redirected from The Golden Snitch)

quidditch

(ˈkwɪdɪtʃ)
n
(Team Sports, other than specified) an imaginary game in which players fly on broomsticks
[C20: coined by J. K. Rowling in the novel Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]
Translations
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קווידיץ׳
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The mythical sport was invented by JK Rowling and played by Harry Potter and his classmates on flying broomsticks by throwing enchanted balls and trying to capture the golden snitch.
The seeker still has to catch the golden snitch but instead of it being a flying gold ball, it is a tennis
Others items on display will include a rattling ball crate from a game of Quidditch containing a Quaffle, Bludger and the Golden Snitch.
The Seeker's job is probably the most important one on the team, and it is to catch the golden snitch before the opposing team's Seeker, thus ending the game and winning 150 points for their team.
It ends, as always, when the Golden Snitch is caught, pounds 29.
Finally, the Golden Snitch is a very small, winged ball--the size of a large walnut--and is difficult to see.
Ryan secured his place with a daredevil display of high-flying moves to capture the Golden Snitch.
The seeker, meanwhile, also tries to capture the Golden Snitch (a smaller ball).
There was lots of excitement in the Quidditch match, where witches and wizards fly around on broomsticks trying to score goals, as you watch Harry dive for the golden snitch to win the match.
Harry's objective is to locate and catch the Golden Snitch, a table tennis ball-sized golden sphere that darts around the field.
There are seven players on each team, six hoops and four balls - the quaffle, two bludgers and the golden snitch.