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Meaning of ball boy

ball' boy"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. an attendant, usually a boy or young man, employed to retrieve balls and supply players with them.
  2. an attendant, usually a boy or young man, who retrieves foul balls and brings the umpire new balls during the game.
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