Net ball

netball

[net-bawl]
noun
1.
Tennis. a ball, on a return shot, that hits the top of the net and drops on the other side of the court, thus remaining in play.
2.
British. a game similar to basketball, played with a soccer ball, usually outdoors.

Origin:
1895–1900; net1 + ball1

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netball (ˈnɛtˌbɔːl)
 
n
a team game similar to basketball, played mainly by women
 
'netballer
 
n

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