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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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King set the ball rolling with Salsalino, driven past Sheriff Shift by Tony Clark in the six-furlong maiden, and he hopes to add to his score back at the course today with Trouble At Bay and Howle Hill.
It was Flowers who set the ball rolling with the opening score in the 10th minute, fly-half Awen Thomas converting.
Tragic Hero (11-4) set the ball rolling with a two and a half lengths victory in the novice chase.
Speaking of the meeting with Mr Salmond, Mr Milne, 40, said yesterday: "We feel we have set the ball rolling.
30), a bumper winner at Gowran Park last April, can set the ball rolling by making his first venture into handicaps a winning one, having shown promise in competitive, big-field maiden hurdles in Ireland.
Agilis, sent off at 11-1, set the ball rolling when powering to the front just before the furlong marker in the nursery over a mile.
Weatherstone set the ball rolling before the lead was doubled by recent signing Battersby.
The group of Merseyside athletes set the ball rolling for the second annual Special Olympics football week.
Catch The Dragon, runner-up to Jack Duggan at the Galway Festival earlier this month, set the ball rolling for the in-form Flynn yard when he obliged at odds of 8-13 in the two-mile maiden hurdle.
Innes Ritchie set the ball rolling with the opener on the stroke of half- time.
The full-back (pictured) set the ball rolling in the fifth minute when he burst through.
Peter Kennedy fired in a left-footed shot from 20 yards after 15 minutes to set the ball rolling and Calum Willock doubled the home side's lead when he headed in a Danny Sonner free-kick from six yards just three minutes later.
In terms of getting a club's finances sorted out, it was Hearts who set the ball rolling in that respect 12 months ago.
R&SA set the ball rolling by transferring 30 jobs in accountancy section in a cost-cutting move.
Whaleef had set the ball rolling for the Moulton Paddocks team when working nicely with Entisar, while Atlantis Prince and Bad As I Wanna Be were two familiar names put through their paces and both looked on good terms with themselves.