net ball

noun

Definition of net ball

1 :a ball that on the service (as in tennis and volleyball) strikes the top of the net and lands in the service court but must be served over — compare 2let 2
2 :a ball that during play in tennis is hit into the net for loss of point

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netball

noun

Definition of netball

:a game that resembles basketball and that is played with a soccer ball between 2 teams of 7 players each on a hard court 100 feet long and 50 feet wide

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Origin and Etymology of netball

1net + ball


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