[ spawl-deen ]
/ spɔlˈdin /
noun Chiefly New York City.
a smooth, pink rubber ball used in playing catch, stickball, etc.
Origin of spaldeen
said to be after Spalding a trademark
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Examples from the Web for spaldeen
One day we were playing punchball—like stickball, only you used your fist to hit a Spaldeen or a bald tennis ball.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview|Alex Belth|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST