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[bol-uh ks]
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plural noun Vulgar.
  1. testes.
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Origin of ballocks

before 1000; Middle English ballokes (plural), Old English beallucas, with unclear suffix. See ball1
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Historical Examples

  • From them are descended the ballocks of Lorraine, which never dwell in codpieces, but fall down to the bottom of the breeches.

    Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.

    Francois Rabelais

  • But, if the ballocks be marred, the whole race of human kind would forthwith perish, and be lost for ever.

British Dictionary definitions for ballocks


pl n, interjection, verb
  1. a variant spelling of bollocks
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Word Origin and History for ballocks


"testicles," from Old English beallucas, plural diminutive of balle (see ball (n.1)).

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