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Types of bat and ball used in sports and games

ball

noun

a round object used in games and sports

baseball

noun

the small hard ball used in the game of baseball

basketball

noun

the ball used in the game of basketball

bat

noun

a long wooden object used for hitting the ball in games such as baseball and cricket

bat

noun

a flat wooden object with a handle used for hitting the ball in the game of table tennis

beach ball

noun

a large light plastic ball filled with air that you play with on the beach

bowling ball

noun

a heavy solid ball with three holes that you put your fingers in, used in bowling

football

noun

a ball used for playing football or American football

golf ball

noun

a small white ball used for playing golf

handball

noun

the ball used in handball

jack

noun

a small white ball that you roll larger balls towards in the game of bowls

loose

adjective

a loose ball is not being controlled by any of the players in a game

mallet

noun

a long stick with a large piece of wood on the end, used for hitting the ball in croquet or polo

marble

noun

a small coloured glass ball

paddle

noun

the bat used to play table tennis

pompom

noun

a large round ball made of loose plastic strings that is carried by a cheerleader at sports events in the US

racket

noun

an object used for hitting the ball in games such as tennis, with a long handle and a round part with strings

racquet

another spelling of racket 2

shot

noun

a heavy metal ball that you throw from your shoulder in a sport called the shot put

shuttlecock

noun

the object that you hit over the net in badminton

softball

noun

the ball used for playing this game

stick

noun

a long thin piece of wood used for hitting or carrying something in a sport

string

noun

any of the long thin pieces of plastic or other material stretched across the frame of a tennis racket or similar piece of sports equipment

volleyball

noun

a large ball used for playing volleyball

mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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