polo

Part of speech: noun

A game played on horseback with a light wooden ball and mallets.

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Usage examples "polo":

  1. The chairs were crowded with a well- dressed throng, the larger majority of which seemed to be unaware that polo was the object of the afternoon. - "From One Generation to Another", Henry Seton Merriman.
  2. There was fancy diving and swimming, a short game of water polo and all kinds of races, beside which Steve showed some six or eight different strokes, swam the length of the tank under water and performed other quite startling feats to the delight of his audience. - "Left End Edwards", Ralph Henry Barbour.
  3. He was carried here after he had been struck at the back of the head in a polo match. - "The Abandoned Room", Wadsworth Camp.