volley

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Noun[change]

Singular
volley

Plural
volleys

  1. (countable) A volley of bullets, arrows, etc. is a group of them fired at the same time.
    The army fired a volley of bullets.
  2. (sports) A volley is when a ball is hit before it touches the ground.

Verb[change]

Plain form
volley

Third-person singular
volleys

Past tense
volleyed

Past participle
volleyed

Present participle
volleying

  1. (sports); (transitive) If a ball is volleyed, it is hit before it touches the ground.
    The tennis player volleyed the ball over the net.

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