tetherball definition by Webster's New World
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- a game played by two people who, using the hand or a paddle, hit from opposite directions at a ball hanging by a length of a cord from a pole: the object of the game is to make the cord coil completely around the pole
- the ball so used
tetherball definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A game played by two people using the hands or paddles and a ball hung by a cord from an upright post, the objective being to wind the cord around the post.