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stick·ball

 (stĭk′bôl′)
n.
A form of baseball played with a rubber ball and a stick, such as one made from the handle of a broom, for a bat.

stick′ball′er n.

stickball

(ˈstɪkˌbɔːl)
n
(Team Sports, other than specified) US a team game based on baseball, played in the street using a rubber ball and the handle of a sweeping brush

stick•ball

(ˈstɪkˌbɔl)

n.
a form of baseball played with a rubber ball and a broomstick or the like.
[1930–35, Amer.]
stick′ball`er, n.
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Noun1.stickball - a form of baseball played in the streets with a rubber ball and broomstick handlestickball - a form of baseball played in the streets with a rubber ball and broomstick handle
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
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I do get nostalgic in a weak moment C* thinking back and thinking, 'Gee, it was great to be able to play stick ball in the street and go run into the house and take a shower and eat some unhealthy food' -- not having any idea it was unhealthy or caring even if I knew -- but I didn't.
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