tennis ball

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noun

a hollow ball used in tennis, made of rubber with a fuzzy covering of woven Dacron, nylon, or wool.

Nearby words

  1. tennessee walking horse,
  2. tennessee warbler,
  3. tenniel,
  4. tenniel, sir john,
  5. tennis,
  6. tennis bracelet,
  7. tennis elbow,
  8. tennis shoe,
  9. tennis thumb,
  10. tenno

Origin of tennis ball

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50

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British Dictionary definitions for tennis ball

tennis ball

noun

a hollow rubber ball covered with felt, used in tennis
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