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1. A game in which two opposing teams attempt to push a heavy ball, 6 feet (1.8 meters) in diameter, across a goal.
2. The ball used in this game.


(Ball Games, other than specified) chiefly US and Canadian a game in which two teams try to push a heavy ball towards opposite goals



1. a game played with a heavy ball about six feet in diameter, which two sides attempt to push to opposite goals.
2. the ball used in this game.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
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Noun1.pushball - a game using a leather ball six feet in diameterpushball - a game using a leather ball six feet in diameter; the two side try to push it across the opponents' goal
field game - an outdoor game played on a field of specified dimensions
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