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stoop ball

noun
1.
a game resembling baseball, played in a street, schoolyard, or other confined paved area, in which a ball is thrown forcibly against a stairway or wall so that it rebounds into the air, bases and runs being awarded depending on the number of bounces the ball takes before being caught by the opposing player or team.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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  • No one was to play handball against the garage, or stoop ball against the stoop.

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