The boys became soldiers, and drilled punctiliously with guns which they got Uncle Balla to make for them.
"Nor, he's dead-drunk," said Balla, picking up an empty flask.
Old Balla was quite accustomed to their games and fun—their "pranks," as he called them.
"Unc' Balla, you got to give me every chicken you got, 'cause you said you would," said Willy.
But both Balla and Frank were laughing at him, so he felt very shamefaced.
Balla, I want you to know that if you wish to go, you can do so.
It stands on the extreme points of a range of hills, which slope upwards and command the north-east angle of the Balla Hissar.
"Alcluith" is the "Balclutha" of Ossian; Balla signifying a wall or bulwark, from the Latin vallum, a wall.
We then marched in triumphant pomp to the Balla Hissar of Peshawur.
He thought Frank had been dreaming, or that it was only Uncle Balla, or "some one" moving about the yard.