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A game in which a ball is tossed up among players and one player’s name is then called out. That player must obtain the ball and try to hit fleeing compatriots with it. Newell [1883] notes that this game was played in Austria.

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William Wells Newell, Games and Songs of American Children (New York: Dover [1963 reprint], 1883)., page 181.



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