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Definition of "jai-alai" []

  • Same as pelota. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "jai-alai" in a sentence
  • "He feels sparks bursting beside his ear and feels them popping through the shirt covering his shoulder, as though sprites and fairies were setting quarks to spinning or playing jai-alai with neutrinos."
  • "For an even more extreme example, think about a jai-alai throw: the ball gains a lot of its speed from rolling down the length of the basket."
  • "The banana rug cake.... maybe the cake is on the infield at Fenway... stripes from the lawnmower? and the "banana rug" is really supposed to he a jai-alai xistera the thrower thingy?"