pelota is a mixture of old time shinny or hocky, la-crosse and foot-ball.
We, the undersigned, are the recognized champions of pelota Basque.
There is a capital golf-course, a great bull-ring, and a pelota court.
Smuggler and pelota player,—two things which go well together and which are essentially Basque.
pelota is a hard, fast game, and sometimes serious injuries result from playing it.
The other feature is the court or fronton where is played the jeu de paume, or, to give it its Basque nomenclature, pelota.
The villages are much devoted to pelota; and few are too poor to possess some species of primitive court.