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ball

1. n. a wild time at a party; a good time. We really had a ball. See ya!
2. n. a testicle. (see also balls.) The teacher preferred “testicles” to “balls,” if they had to be mentioned at all.
3. in. to enjoy oneself. (Ambiguous with the next sense.) The whole crowd was balling and having a fine time.
4. in. to depart; to leave. It’s late. Let’s ball.
5. tv. & in. to copulate [with] someone. (Usually objectionable.) Isn’t there anything more to you than balling?
6. in. to play a ball game. (Probably a deliberate pun on sense 5) Bob’s out balling with the guys.
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References in classic literature ?
The School-house are being penned in their turn, and now the ball is behind their goal, under the Doctor's wall.
They may well be angry, for it is all Lombard Street to a china orange that the School-house kick a goal with the ball touched in such a good place.
Then a moment's pause, while both sides look up at the spinning ball.
Tom indeed is excited beyond measure, and it is all the sixth-form boy, kindest and safest of goal-keepers, has been able to do, to keep him from rushing out whenever the ball has been near their goal.
But now Griffith's baskets are empty, the ball is placed again midway, and the School are going to kick off.
Again and again the cloud of their players- up gathers before our goal, and comes threatening on, and Warner or Hedge, with young Brooke and the relics of the bull-dogs, break through and carry the ball back; and old Brooke ranges the field like Job's war-horse.
If I can come again, we are still to have our ball.
I shall have many fellowmourners for the ball, if not for Frank Churchill; but Mr.
She had been particularly unwell, however, suffering from headache to a degree, which made her aunt declare, that had the ball taken place, she did not think Jane could have attended it; and it was charity to impute some of her unbecoming indifference to the languor of illhealth.
Be so good as to collect and throw us back our balls," said the duke.
The gardener nodded and began to fling up the balls, which were picked up by La Ramee and the guard.
But Miss Crawford persevered, and argued the case with so much affectionate earnestness through all the heads of William and the cross, and the ball, and herself, as to be finally successful.
So in the evening he appeared at the ball in his golden cloak; but before the entertainment was over he slipped away, and went straight to the stables, where he mounted his foal and rode out into the meadow to wait for the Flower Queen's daughter.
He was forty-five then and already he had begun the practice of filling his pock- ets with the scraps of paper that became hard balls and were thrown away.
After he had read them he laughed and stuffed them away in his pockets to become round hard balls.