Part of speech: verb

To vote by ballot.

Part of speech: noun

A written or printed ticket or a little ball for voting.

Part of speech: noun

The voting secretly by balls or tickets; number of votes so cast.

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Usage examples "ballot":

  1. But eventually they will get their bearings, and will use the ballot to better effect than men have used it. - "The-Suffrage-Cook-Book", Kleber, L. O., Mrs..
  2. Do you know, Susan, why men have the ballot and why women have not got it? - "The Co-Citizens", Corra Harris.
  3. We can right any wrong at the ballot box. - "Watch Yourself Go By", Al. G. Field.