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ba'

/bɔː; bɑː/
noun (Scot)
1.
the ba', a game somewhat like rugby played in Orkney at Christmas and New Year between two very large teams of players
2.
the ba', handba', a similar game played at Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders in mid-February
3.
the stuffed leather ball used in these games
Word Origin
Scots form of ball1
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