wrecking ball


: a large, heavy ball that is used to knock down buildings

Full Definition of WRECKING BALL

:  a heavy iron or steel ball swung or dropped by a derrick to demolish old buildings —called also wrecker's ball

First Known Use of WRECKING BALL



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June 30, 2015
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