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a circle game in which players throw an inflated ball at opponents within the circle who try to avoid being hit, and therefore eliminated, the winner being the one who remains unhit.
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Origin of dodge ball
First recorded in 1920–25
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How to use dodge ball in a sentence
I can watch Dodgeball any afternoon, with a glass of iced tea.Guillermo Del Toro on ‘Cabinet of Curiosities,’ Collaborating with Kanye West, and More|Marlow Stern|November 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The rules for play are exactly the same as for Progressive Dodgeball.Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium|Jessie H. Bancroft
British Dictionary definitions for dodge ball
a game in which the players form a circle and try to hit opponents in the circle with a large ball
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