The definition of a ballot is where a vote is written or marked.(noun)
To ballot is defined as to use a ballot to vote.(verb)
An example of something for which you might ballot is increasing the school tax.
See ballot in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: It ballotta, pallotta, dim. of palla: see balloon
See ballot in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Italian ballotta, a small ball used to register a vote
Origin: , diminutive of dialectal balla, ball
Origin: , of Germanic origin; see bhel-2 in Indo-European roots.
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