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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.


(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


(ˈtɛð ərˌbɔl)

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.
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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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