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three-ball match

[three-bawl] /ˈθriˌbɔl/
noun, Golf.
a match among three players each of whom plays a ball.
Origin of three-ball match
First recorded in 1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I believe it is the law that there are no stymies in a three-ball match.

    The Man Who Rose Again Joseph Hocking

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