A small ball, usually made of rubber, thrown or struck with the hand in various games. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
A game played with such a ball, as by players striking it to and fro between them with the hands, or, when played in a walled court or against a single wall, striking it in turns against a wall, until one side or the other fails to return the ball. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
1 a game with a ball thrown by hand among players or against a wall.
2 Football intentional touching of the ball with the hand or arm by a player other than the goalkeeper in the goal area, constituting a foul.