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Golf ball   /gɑlf bɔl/   Listen
Golf ball

noun
1.
A small hard ball used in playing golf; dimpled to reduce wind resistance.






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"Golf ball" Quotes from Famous Books



... The golf ball, as I have said, is made of hard rubber, but in learning the game any hard ball of medium size will do, and one club will be enough with ...
— Healthful Sports for Boys • Alfred Rochefort

... obscured by a thick undergrowth. Passing through this, I came out on the park itself, at a point where, on a well-kept green, a girl, whom I immediately took to be the niece, recently released from the schoolroom, of whom Mr. Raven had spoken in his letter, was studying the lie of a golf ball. Behind her, carrying her bag of sticks, stood a small boy, chiefly remarkable for his large boots and huge tam-o'-shanter bonnet, who, as I appeared on the scene, was intently watching his young mistress's putter, wavering uncertainly in her slender ...
— Ravensdene Court • J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher

... circularity is its chief attribute. Behold the full moon, the enchanting golf ball, the domes of splendid temples, the huckleberry pie, the wedding ring, the circus ring, the ring for the waiter, and ...
— The Voice of the City • O. Henry

... driver got out and both of them looked toward the south. They searched the horizon for a few seconds; then suddenly they saw a light closing in from the southwest. Within a second, it was near the airfield. It had increased in size till it was as big as a "golf ball at arm's length," and it looked like a big ball of fire. It was so low that both the OD and his driver dove under the command car because they were sure it was going to hit the airfield. When they turned and looked up they saw the fireball make a 90-degree ...
— The Report on Unidentified Flying Objects • Edward Ruppelt



Words linked to "Golf ball" :   ball, golf equipment



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