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Inflated bladder or hollow spherical or semi spherical object used in games and sports. May be a variety of shapes and sizes.

  • Spherical balls include (smallest to largest) from golf and squash balls, through pool/snooker balls, handballs, soccerballs, basketballs and Elephant Polo balls.
  • Odd shaped balls include Rugby footballs, American footballs and anyones balls that have been stepped on by the elephant playing polo.
  • Ball is another name for the little conical things shoved in the end of brass cartridges containing gunpowder. Normally made of a lead core with a copper casing, known as FMJ - Full Metal Jacket. They travel at high speeds and can ruin your day.