cabinet ball

noun

: a game played on a volleyball court by two teams usually of nine players each using a small medicine ball and scoring points by errors in either catching or throwing

Word History

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cabinet ball was in 1935

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“Cabinet ball.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cabinet%20ball. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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