Volley ball


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Volley ball A game played by volleying a large inflated ball with the hands over a net 7 ft. 6 in. high.
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In literature:

The pretty girl of Art stands lightly on tip-toe and volleys a tennis-ball six feet above her head.
"The Second Thoughts of An Idle Fellow" by Jerome K. Jerome
A volley is fired, and the chateau windows are riddled with balls.
"The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2 (of 6)" by Hippolyte A. Taine
The last ball of the over, a half-volley to leg, he lifted over the other boundary.
"Mike" by P. G. Wodehouse
A volley of musket-balls was poured into Claybourne's pinnace, and three of his men fell dead.
"The Real America in Romance, Volume 6;" by John R. Musick
Mahony used to say that if girls would only bend down more to the ball they would be able to volley much better.
"Lawn Tennis for Ladies" by Mrs. Lambert Chambers
A volley of musket-balls killed three Indians, wounded several more, and cleared the settlement.
"The Old Franciscan Missions Of California" by George Wharton James
Into this immense mass of dusky bodies, the garrison poured several rapid volleys of rifle balls with destructive effect.
"Life & Times of Col. Daniel Boone" by Cecil B. Hartley
A quick volley of balls followed, then the door burst open.
"Sandy" by Alice Hegan Rice
A Mexican fell, shot through the heart, but another volley of musket balls was discharged at the Georgian.
"The Texan Scouts" by Joseph A. Altsheler
He is as interesting as a fast game of volley ball.
""Say Fellows--"" by Wade C. Smith

In news:

John Bohn The North Gwinnett High School volley ball team features four sets of sisters, from left to right are, Marry Kay and Miller Howard, Heather and Hannah Shelton, Kristina and Erica Stinson, Courtney and Nicole Levitz.
Off a loose ball in the 90th minute, Peru midfielder Rinaldo Cruzado mustered a volley from just outside the 18-yard box that Escobar saved with a quick dive to his right.
We would have an inner tube, maybe a volley ball and that's pretty much it.
Matt Ryan and the Point Crew hangs out at the Belmar Volley Ball Tournament sponsored by Jose Cuervo.