Polo

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Definition

polo: a hockey-like game played on horseback with long-handled mallets and a wooden ball
noun

water polo: a team sport played in a swimming pool with a ball and two goals
noun
Despite both containing the word 'polo', there is no real connection between polo and water polo. And there are no horses involved in water polo!

Examples

  • "We can hit a few balls on the driving range or even play polo."
  • "Xavier loved sports, particularly Water Polo, though he never understood how to get the horses in the swimming pool."
  • "My horse has sprained his groin playing polo again!"

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