Snow"ball` (?), n.


A round mass of snow pressed or roller together, or anything resembling such a mass.

2. Bot.

The Guelder-rose.

Snowball tree Bot., the Guelder-rose. <-- a snowball's chance in hell, [Colloq.] no chance; an infinitesimal chance. -->


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Snow"ball`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Snowballed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Snowballing.]

To pelt with snowballs; to throw snowballs at.


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Snow"ball`, v. i.

To throw snowballs.

<-- 2. To increase in magnitude with accelerating momentum, achieving large proportions; -- by analogy with a snowball rolling down a steep hill, causing a large snow slide. -->


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