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Definition of the noun ballgame
What does ballgame mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: ballgames
- a particular situation that is radically different from the preceding situation
- a field game played with a ball (especially baseball)
- domain: ball / baseball / baseball game
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- alternative spelling: ball game
- more generic term: field game = an outdoor game played on a field of specified dimensions
- more specific terms: baseball game / baseball / ball = a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
"Ballgame" is a book by Nicholas M. Hellmuth.
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The Ballgame is a typical culture trait of Mesoamerica. The.
The Ark of Millions of Years (2008)
by E. J. Clark, Alexander Agnew
The Mayan sacred ballgame is a cosmic reenactment of the future winter solstice sun alignment in 2012. The human head emerging from between the splayed legs represents rebirth or a resurrection on that date much as a woman gives birth ...
by Walter Robert Thurmond Witschey, Clifford T. Brown
In the Maya region, the Quiché story of Maya origins, the Popol Vuh, relates how terrestrial heroes vied for supremacy with the lords of the underworld in a ritual ballgame. The game was played by opposing teams in a specially built court ...
Encyclopedia of World Sport (1999)
From Ancient Times to the Present by David Levinson, Karen Christensen
Mesoamerican ballgame is a nearly extinct sport played in ancient Mesoamerica. Its distinguishing features were use of a hard rubber ball and the practice of propelling the ball only with the hips. Once a ritual, divinitory, and symbolic game, ...
Dictionary of Nature Myths (2000)
Legends of the Earth, Sea, and Sky by Tamra Andrews
BALLGAME 23 The death of Balder at the summer solstice symbolized the beginning of the sun's descent into winter. In many lands, the time when the sun reached the high point of its yearly path and began its descent was likened to a death ...
Ballgame. 181. Ball race. 181. Bancroft. H. H.. 27. Bandclicr. A. F..
A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes
Ballgame—Where distant vision remains unaltered, but, owing to gradual failure of the accommodative apparatus of the eye, clear vision within 8 inches mes impossible, convex lenses should be used for reading of such a strength as to ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)
Ballgame. See trail L—Oattle and arm disease. See *dwease.—Con3u1tat10n game, ee *comullation.—Doublet game, in French billiards, ii game in which caronis and pockets count. but the latteronly in case the holed object-brill has first ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information
The ballgame of the Mexicans, called thachtli, was, like tennis, the pastime of princes and nobles; special courts were built for it, and the ball of india-rubber ( perhaps the first object in which Europeans became acquainted with this valuable ...
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Scrabble value of B3A1L1L1G2A1M3E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of BALLGAME
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- AL GAMBLE
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