broomball

[ broom-bawl, broo m- ]
/ ˈbrumˌbɔl, ˈbrʊm- /

noun

a game similar to ice hockey, usually played on a rink, in which the players, often not wearing skates, use brooms instead of hockey sticks to shoot a volleyball into the opponent's goal.

Nearby words

  1. brookweed,
  2. brooky,
  3. broom,
  4. broom board,
  5. broom rape,
  6. broomcorn,
  7. broomfield,
  8. broomrape,
  9. broomrape family,
  10. broomstick

Origin of broomball

First recorded in 1935–40; broom + ball1

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