jai alai

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n jai alai a Basque or Spanish game played in a court with a ball and a wickerwork racket
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Usage

In literature:

Little boys are most interested in games with balls, like jai alai or football.
"Getting to know Spain" by Dee Day
I decided to do something positive that evening, to go to the theatre, or, if it were playing, to see the Jai Alai.
"San Cristóbal de la Habana" by Joseph Hergesheimer
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In poetry:

Funny, I thought, that the lights are on this late
and the hall door open; still up at this hour, a
champion jai-alai player like himself? Oh fie!
for shame! What a host, so zealous! And he was
"Call Me" by Frank O Hara

In news:

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If you thought Jai Alai was a fictional sport invented solely for Mad Men and the opening credits of Miami Vice, you'd be wrong.
DANIA, FL – FEBRUARY 10: A detail of the Batman pinball machine is seen during The Florida Arcade & Pinball Expo at the Dania Jai-Alai Sports Entertainment Complex on February 10, 2011 in Dania, Florida.
DANIA, FL – FEBRUARY 10: People play pinball machines setup during The Florida Arcade & Pinball Expo at the Dania Jai-Alai Sports Entertainment Complex on February 10, 2011 in Dania, Florida.
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