ball girl


noun

Tennis. an attendant, usually a girl or young woman, employed to retrieve balls and supply players with them.
Baseball. an attendant, usually a girl or young women, who retrieves foul balls and brings the umpire new balls during the game.

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Origin of ball girl

First recorded in 1925–30
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