Yezidis play a sort of basketball game here, balling cloth up and tossing it onto the top of the mound.
He wanted to punch me because I called him down for balling up a play in signal drill.
Balls may be given with the "balling gun" (obtainable at any veterinary instrument maker's) or by the hand.
Put a man to shadow balling; have a watch put on anyone you think is acting for Mahr.
This non–expansion is called, in good English, the balling of the cartridge.
It was balling, one of the cleverest men they've got, but he drinks.
If nothing hinders the balling and shingling, these operations will not consume more than fifteen minutes.
I tried to find out if they'd put anyone into the apartment, but balling sobered up a bit by that time and shut down on the talk.
We should always have a pail of water at hand to offer the horse after balling.
The wash is set up at a density of 25 balling and afterwards the process is as usual.
"round object," Old English *beal, from or corresponding to Old Norse bollr "ball," from Proto-Germanic *balluz (cf. Old High German ballo, German Ball), from PIE root *bhel- (2) "to blow, inflate, swell" (see bole).
Meaning "testicle" is from early 14c. Ball of the foot is from mid-14c. A ball as an object in a sports game is recorded from c.1200; To have the ball "hold the advantage" is from c.1400. To be on the ball is 1912, from sports. Ball-point pen first recorded 1946. Ball of fire when first recorded in 1821 referred to "a glass of brandy;" as "spectacularly successful striver" it is c.1900.
"dancing party," 1630s, from French, from Old French baller "to dance," from Late Latin ballare "to dance," from Greek ballizein "to dance, jump about" (see ballistics). Hence, "very enjoyable time," 1945, American English slang, perhaps back to 1930s in black slang.
A spherical object or mass.
A large pill or bolus.
Fun, esp of an uninhibited sort (1930s+ Black)
ball up, beanball, butterfly ball, cannonball, carry the load, fireball, forkball, foul ball, get on the ball, go for the long ball, goofball, gopher ball, greaseball, greedball, have a ball, junk-ball, keep one's eye on the ball, meatball, not get one's balls in an uproar, nutball, oddball, on the ball, play ball, play catch-up, sleazebag, slimebag, softball, sourball, that's the way the ball bounces