cup and ball


: a bilboquet having a cup
also : the game of maneuvering the bilboquet so as to catch the ball in the cup
: the cross-parting in columnar igneous rocks in which one face of the parting is concave and the other convex (as in the columnar basalt of the Giant's Causeway on the north coast of Ireland)

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“Cup and ball.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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