box ball

boxball

[boks-bawl]
noun
a game played between two players on two adjoining squares or sections of a sidewalk or a playground, in which a ball is hit back and forth between the players, each defending a square, the object being to prevent a fair ball from bouncing twice before hitting it back into the opponent's square.

Origin:
box1 + ball1

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