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[ boks-bawl ]
/ ˈbɒksˌbɔl /


a game played between two players on two adjoining squares or sections of a sidewalk or a playground, in which a ball is hit back and forth between the players, each defending a square, the object being to prevent a fair ball from bouncing twice before hitting it back into the opponent's square.

Nearby words

box wrench, box-fresh, box-office, box-ticking, box-top, boxball, boxberry, boxboard, boxboy, boxcar, boxed

Origin of boxball Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019