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1. (n) Aus.
(variant of handball)
A modified schoolyard sport of various codes usually comprised of hitting a ball.

2. (n) Aus.
(variant of handball)
The rubber ball used primarily for the game of downball.

Origin: Following the same pattern of "football", "netball" etc. (down-) as the ball is often hit down initially (+ball) sport.
The kids played downball for hours.

Matt kicked the downball on the roof.
by XenoXTA October 31, 2017
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