bat and ball


bat and ball
Australian Slang
a wall

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  • Bat and ball — a wall …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • Bat-and-ball games — Bat and ball redirects here. See also Bat Ball railway station and Bat Ball Inn, Clanfield. Bat and ball games (sometimes named safe haven games, to avoid confusion with the club games like golf and hockey) are field games played by opposing… …   Wikipedia

  • Bat and trap — is an ancient English ball game related to cricket and played at country pubs in the county of Kent. It is also played in the city of Brighton in Sussex though by the late 20th century the only regular game was played on Good Friday on the Level …   Wikipedia

  • Bat & Ball railway station — Infobox UK station name = Bat Ball code = BBL manager = Southeastern locale = Sevenoaks borough = Sevenoaks lowusage0405 = 68,671 lowusage0506 = 71,586 lowusage0607 = 91,963 platforms = 2 years = 2 June 1862 events = Opened as Sevenoaks years1 =… …   Wikipedia

  • Ball game — A ball game is a game played with a ball. Someone who plays a ball game is known as a ballplayer.There are many popular games or sports involving some type of ball or similar object. These games can be grouped by the general objective of the game …   Wikipedia

  • Ball of the Century — The Ball of the Century, also referred to as the Gatting Ball [cite web|url=http://www.news.com.au/dailytelegraph/story/0,22049,20796817 5001023,00.html|title=Warnie s Ball of the Century |publisher=Daily Telegraph (Australia)|date=2006 11 21] or …   Wikipedia

  • bat — bat1 /bat/, n., v., batted, batting. n. 1. Sports. a. the wooden club used in certain games, as baseball and cricket, to strike the ball. b. a racket, esp. one used in badminton or table tennis. c. a whip used by a jockey. d. the act of using a… …   Universalium

  • ball — ball1 baller, n. /bawl/, n. 1. a spherical or approximately spherical body or shape; sphere: He rolled the piece of paper into a ball. 2. a round or roundish body, of various sizes and materials, either hollow or solid, for use in games, as… …   Universalium

  • Ball — /bawl/, n. 1. George W(ildman) /wuyld meuhn/, born 1909, U.S. lawyer, investment banker, and government official. 2. John, died 1381, English priest: one of the leaders of Wat Tyler s peasants revolt in 1381. 3. Lucille, 1911 89, U.S. actress. *… …   Universalium

  • bat — 01. People often think of [bats] as blood sucking monsters, but actually most [bats] just eat insects. 02. Don t throw the [bat] after you hit the ball; you might hurt someone. 03. Vampire [bats] adopt baby [bats] who have no parents, and have… …   Grammatical examples in English