dot ball

noun

cricket a ball from which a run is not scored

Nearby words

  1. dossil,
  2. dost,
  3. dostoevsky,
  4. dostoyevsky, feodor,
  5. dot,
  6. dot etching,
  7. dot matrix,
  8. dot product,
  9. dot the i's and cross the t's,
  10. dot-com

Word Origin for dot ball

when no run is scored, the scorer places a dot in his or her record book

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