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a party or gathering for dancing

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a solid projectile that is shot by a musket

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the people assembled at a lavish formal dance

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a spherical object used as a plaything

United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989)

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a lavish dance requiring formal attire

the game of baseball

a pitch that is not in the strike zone

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form into a ball by winding or rolling

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There are three age-group finals with the Under 11s (Howden Clough versus Silkstone) and the Under 14s (Norristhorpe versus Wyke Wanderers) getting the ball rolling at 1.
And it all started with Valerie getting the ball rolling.
A new survey commissioned by retailer Best Buy shows that although Americans are excited about technology, they're somewhat intimidated about getting the ball rolling.
The players are itching to get out there and deliver a fitting result for such a special occasion - and it's great to know the fans will share our enthusiasm about getting the ball rolling in our new home.
I can understand how it can be a little daunting making the first step towards knowing your neighbours better, but by requesting a free starter pack with invitations, posters and celebrity recipe ideas, getting the ball rolling is made a lot easier.
But Moyes credits Stracqualursi, a low-key summer loan recruit from Argentinean side Tigre, with getting the ball rolling by helping Everton's progress in the FA Cup and a string of inspirational displays He said: "It's not just the signings, I think the introduction of Denis has given people a bit of a lift.
Westoe put their foot down after the break with four unanswered touch-downs, Ben Frankland getting the ball rolling before Duff, James Clark and Haydn Richards finished off the job.
A BORO legend will be getting the ball rolling at a new Middlesbrough pub.
COVENTRY based Team Jewson enjoyed four victories at the weekend with boss Mick Ives getting the ball rolling with a fine win at Darley Moor in Derbyshire.
Fresno teens wasted no time getting the ball rolling, inviting Fresno police chief Jerry Dyer and other area leaders to take the Allstate Foundation X The TXT pledge to not text while driving.
GETTING THE BALL ROLLING Intermediate Committee chairman Jim Shaw and vice-chairman Billy McIlroy make the draw for the 2nd round of the WKD Intermediate Cup; PRESSURE Mark Miskelly closes Coagh's David Calderwood; SHOCK Kilmore trio Grant, Perry and Cheevers celebrate; TALENT The Kimore FC squad pose before going on to beat Coagh United 2-1 at the weekend in the WKD Intermediate Cup
After being invited to bat, the Bears took the bull by the horns and showed some exciting stroke-play, with Neil Carter and Ian Bell getting the ball rolling.
After getting the ball rolling in an apprentice handicap at Salisbury last month, he scored twice more at a similar level within the space of a fortnight.
THERE were some heartwarming, neversay-die performances yesterday from both man and beast, with Wizard Of Us getting the ball rolling in the first race of the day, the 2m novice handicap hurdle at Uttoxeter.
We all know you dream of managing Manchester United and this is only a way of getting the ball rolling.