Recreation and Sports

tetherball
a game with two players who use rackets to strike a ball that is tethered to the top of a pole; the object is to wrap the string around the pole
 
piaffe
a cadenced trot executed by the horse in one spot
 
American football game
a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays
 
troll
angling by drawing a baited line through the water
 
practical joke
a prank or trick played on a person (especially one intended to make the victim appear foolish)
 
prisoner's base
a children's game; two teams capture opposing players by tagging them and taking them to their own base
 
bel canto
a style of operatic singing
 
coursing
hunting with dogs (usually greyhounds) that are trained to chase game (such as hares) by sight instead of by scent
 
scuba diving
skin diving with scuba apparatus
 
concert dance
a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
 
cantillation
liturgical chanting
 
jumping
the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump
 
sleight of hand
manual dexterity in the execution of tricks
 
professional basketball
playing basketball for money
 
eisteddfod
any of several annual Welsh festivals involving artistic competitions (especially in singing)
 
ritual dancing
a dance that is part of a religious ritual
 
pleasantry
an agreeable or amusing remark
 
one-step
an early ballroom dance; precursor to the fox-trot
 
ball game
a field game played with a ball (especially baseball)
 
ultimate frisbee
a game between two teams whose players try to toss a Frisbee to one another until they cross the opponents goal; possession changes hands when the Frisbee is intercepted or touches the ground or goes out of bounds
 
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