|1.||a game in which two teams of seven players try to throw a ball into their opponent's goal|
|2.||a game in which two or four people strike a ball against a wall or walls with the hand, usually gloved|
|3.||the small hard rubber ball used in this game|
|4.||soccer the offence committed when a player other than a goalkeeper in his own penalty area touches the ball with a hand|
|5.||Australian rules football to pass (the ball) with a blow of the fist|
any of a family of games played in walled courts or against a single wall, with a small rubber ball that is struck with hand or fist against the wall. The object is to cause the ball to rebound with variations of power or speed and at such an angle that the opposition cannot return it. There are three versions of handball: four-wall, three-wall, and one-wall. Each may be played by two (singles) or four (doubles).
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