a match, scored by holes, between two pairs of players, in which the score of the lower scoring member of each pair is taken as their score for the hole.
- Best ball
noun Historical Examples Baseball Joe, Home Run King Lester Chadwick The Lucky Seventh Ralph Henry Barbour Weatherby’s Inning Ralph Henry Barbour The Armed Forces Officer U. S. Department of Defense A Ball Player’s Career Adrian C. Anson
- Best-ball match
a match, scored by holes, in which one player competing against two or more others must score lower than the lowest scoring opponent to win a hole.
- Best bet
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- Best boy
the first assistant to the head electrician. Historical Examples The Mind and Its Education George Herbert Betts Tip Lewis and His Lamp Pansy In Apple-Blossom Time Clara Louise Burnham Mark Twain’s Speeches Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Slave Narratives, Oklahoma Various Minnie Brown Daniel Wise The Intelligence of Woman W. L. George Six Girls and the […]