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teth·er·ball

 (tĕth′ər-bôl′)
n.
1. A game played by two people using the hands or paddles and a ball hung by a cord from an upright post, the objective being to wind the cord around the post.
2. The ball used in this game.

tetherball

(ˈtɛðəbɔːl)
n
(Ball Games, other than specified) US a ball game for two players that is played with two rackets and a ball that is attached to the top of a pole with string. The aim of the game is to wrap the string around the pole

teth•er•ball

(ˈtɛð ərˌbɔl)

n.
a game in which two players hit in opposite directions a ball attached by a cord to a post, the object being to coil the cord completely around the post.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tetherball - a game with two players who use rackets to strike a ball that is tethered to the top of a poletetherball - a game with two players who use rackets to strike a ball that is tethered to the top of a pole; the object is to wrap the string around the pole
athletic game - a game involving athletic activity
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