A kind of game with balls, formerly common in England, esp. with young women. « Nausicaa With other virgins did at stoolball
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• (n.) A kind of game with balls, formerly common in England, esp. with young women.
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Stoolball is an eleven-a-side ball game played with a ball slightly smaller than a rounders ball and a bat with a flat and bevelled side. The game is played on a pitch 16 yards long with a bowling crease 1 yard long at a distance of 10 yards from either wicket. The wickets are boards 1 foot square mounted on stakes, the top of the wicket being 4 fe
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