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trapball

[ trap-bawl ]
/ ˈtræpˌbɔl /
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noun

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.
the ball used in this game.

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Origin of trapball

First recorded in 1650–60; trap1 + ball1
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