Definition of Rugby ball

1. Noun. Inflated oval ball used in playing rugby.

Generic synonyms: Ball



Definition of Rugby ball

1. Noun. A spheroid-shaped ball designed for the sport of rugby. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rugby Ball

ruga gastrica
ruga palatina
rugae
rugae of stomach
rugal
rugalach
rugate
rugbies
rugburns
rugby
rugby-boot
rugby ball (current term)
rugby boots
rugby football
rugby league
rugby player
rugby players
rugby sevens
rugby tackle
rugby tackled
rugby tackles
rugby tackling
rugby union
rugel's plantain
rugelach

Literary usage of Rugby ball

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1. Sporting and Athletic Records by Hubert Morgan Browne (1897)
"Long Distance Kicking rugby ball, Place-Kick ... S. Pritchard, Brisbane (Australia) Oct.'82. rugby ball, Drop-Kick ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... about 14 oz. in weight, and must be a perfect sphere from 27 to 28 in. in circumference, as distinguished from the clb'ptical or egg-shaped rugby ball. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... about 14 oz. in weight, and must be a perfect sphere from 27 to 28 in. in circumference, as distinguished from the elliptical or egg-shaped rugby ball. ..."

4. Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie Hubbell Bancroft (1909)
"The ball measures 6 feet in diameter, and consists of an inflated rubber bladder inserted in a leather cover. Cost, $200 each. rugby ball. — See Football. ..."

5. Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie Hubbell Bancroft (1909)
"rugby ball. — See Football. SOCCER BALL. — See Football. SQUASH BALL.— For the game of Squash, a hollow rubber ball Is used similar to a tennis ball, ..."

6. Handbook of Athletic Games for Players, Instructors, and Spectators by Jessie Hubbell Bancroft, William Dean Pulvermacher (1916)
"Intercollegiate football is played with a prolate spheroid ball, — the so-called oval or rugby ball. This is what is commonly known as a laced ball, ..."

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