(also Eton wall game)
Definition of wall game in English:
(In the UK) an early form of football played traditionally at Eton College, in which, in a series of scrimmages, players attempt to take the ball past the opposing team while keeping the ball against a wall.
- ‘Sneaking’ is the wall game equivalent of offside, and ‘furking’ involves passing the ball back.
- Add a few former players invited to make up the occasional visiting side, and you have the wall game community of the planet.
- Clarke gives the impression that he thinks politics is some sort of Eton wall game, with the sole objective being to beat the opposition.
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