Eton wall game

noun

Definition of Eton wall game

: an early form of English school football played by two teams on a strip of ground bounded on one side by a high wall

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History and Etymology for Eton wall game

so called from being originated there

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“Eton wall game.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eton%20wall%20game. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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