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wrecking ball

noun

Simple Definition of wrecking ball

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of wrecking ball

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

1947

First Known Use of wrecking ball

1947


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