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medicine ball

a large, solid, heavy, leather-covered ball, thrown from one person to another for exercise.
Origin of medicine ball
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for medicine ball
  • All you need is a mat, a weighted medicine ball, and a set of dumbbells.
  • It is an exciting combination of tennis, volleyball, and medicine ball.
  • If the medicine ball bounces twice before it is caught, a point is scored by the server.
  • In the gymnasium, the students will be able to hold a medicine ball.
British Dictionary definitions for medicine ball

medicine ball

a heavy ball used for physical training
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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