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tetherball

noun teth·er·ball \ˈte-thər-ˌbl\

Definition of TETHERBALL

:  a game played with a ball suspended by a string from an upright pole in which the object is to wrap the string around the pole by striking the ball in a direction opposite to that of one's opponent; also :  the ball used in this game

First Known Use of TETHERBALL

1897

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