pallone

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pallone an Italian game similar to tennis
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pallone An Italian game, played with a large leather ball.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pallone A game somewhat like tennis, played with a larger ball, which the player strikes with his arm, on which there is a guard from the wrist to the elbow.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Pallone päl-lō′nā a game like tennis played with a ball, which is struck by the arm covered by a guard.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
It., a large ball, fr. palla, ball. See Balloon
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
It.

Usage

In literature:

Philip himself had loved to watch pallone, that entrancing combination of lawn-tennis and fives.
"Where Angels Fear to Tread" by E. M. Forster
A storm was gathering in the mountains as we made our way back to Pallons through the deepening shadows of the autumn afternoon.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science" by Various
One day, after playing pallone, I changed my shirt, and went to walk alone upon the ramparts.
"The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi" by Count Carlo Gozzi
Pallone, the game of, i.
"The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first" by Count Carlo Gozzi
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In news:

Shore area Washington Representative Frank Pallone has reportedly filed a complaint about it to the US Army.
US Rep Frank Pallone , Jr (D.
Mitt Romney tax plan, Frank Pallone subject of weekend Truth-O-Meter claims.
Anna Little will get a re-match against US Rep Frank Pallone (D-6th Dist.
Christie in Illinois, Pallone hosts health forum.
As evidence I cited the candidacy of Mark Falzon in the Democratic primary to unseat Frank Pallone , a key sponsor of Obamacare.
Holly Pallone of Slatington fatally shot son, 19-month-old Anthony Pallone Junior.
Congressman Waxman and Pallone introduced a new legislation that could reverse the recent Riegel v Medtronic decision.
Pallone/The Post-Standard Chad Griffin of Texas won the 2009 Ramada Champion's Choice fishing tournament, the final event of the ESPN Bassmasters Elite Series season, with a grand total of over 65 lbs.
Video by Steven J Pallone (2:27).
FEMA responds to Pallone's criticisms, saying it has not altered housing plan.
US Rep Frank Pallone is shown speaking in August.
Holly Pallone sits in the back of a Slatington police department patrol vehicle in front of 214 North Walnut Street where police were called for a gunshot victim Sunday, Oct 7, 2012 in Slatington, Pa.
The decision was announced Friday night by Rep Frank Pallone, who said the process could get underway as early as Monday.
Congressman Frank Pallone says they talked about how they'll get funding to restore dunes and seawalls.
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