croquet ball

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Related to croquet ball: croquet mallet
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Noun1.croquet ball - a wooden ball used in playing croquetcroquet ball - a wooden ball used in playing croquet
ball - round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games; "the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve"; "the mayor threw out the first ball"; "the ball rolled into the corner pocket"
croquet equipment - sports equipment used in playing croquet
References in classic literature ?
Later on I heard the noise of croquet balls, and looked out again, and it was Charles Wilcox practising; they are keen on all games.
Sometimes cast-off leisure--a croquet ball, for instance--is hidden in plain view, too.
Ben Ainslie is in his prime, 6ft and 14st of dual gold medallist fresh back from taking the European Championship in his Finn with a display of brutally inspired sailing which was as awesome to spectators as it was upsetting to the luckless Frenchman Guillaume Florent who was taken out of the final race like some unhappy waterborne croquet ball.
It's an excuse to practice police baton submission techniques while propelling a croquet ball at a goalie that only wishes he'd be allowed to wear at least a pair of shin guards before he develops any more welts.
Children from the town throw a cushion instead of a sheaf, the cardboard from inside a carpet roll instead of a caber and a croquet ball instead of a stone.
Figures leave no doubt that more and more people are now applying mallet to croquet ball.
As for Mies van der Rohe's chairs or the Eames's famous leather lounger, if your garments are too smooth or your gestures too bold, watch out: you're likely to shoot from your lodgment like a smacked croquet ball.