[ trap-bawl ]

  1. an old game in which a ball placed on the hollowed end of a trap is thrown into the air by striking the other end of the trap with a bat and then driven to a distance with the bat.

  2. the ball used in this game.

Origin of trapball

First recorded in 1650–60; trap1 + ball1

Words Nearby trapball Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023