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racquetball

[rak-it-bawl] /ˈræk ɪtˌbɔl/
noun
1.
a game similar to handball, played on a four-walled court but with a short-handled, strung racket and a larger, somewhat softer ball.
Origin of racquetball
1965-1970
First recorded in 1965-70; racquet + ball1
Related forms
racquetballer, noun
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Word Origin and History for racquetball
n.

1972, from racquet + ball (n.1).

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