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Original rfv was by user:Connel MacKenzie 2006-06-09T12:00:08. RFV is for sense 4 --> (colloquial) A ball. Perhaps this should be merged with sense 6 (ball again, but specific to baseball?) I can't seem to dig up any hits that aren't baseball related. Jeffqyzt 05:49, 17 August 2006 (UTC) I have changed the definition to a US slang: A baseball. Do we not think that the pill should have its own entry? Andrew massyn 07:09, 16 September 2006 (UTC)

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[[the pill]] was just created. We already had "(informal, definite and uncountable) Contraceptive medication, usually in the form of a pill" at [[pill]]. Which should be the lemma? (Note also [[on the pill]], which has a definition that can't actually be plugged into its usex.) - -sche (discuss) 03:09, 21 November 2013 (UTC)

[[pill]] clearly seems to be the lemma, but we need to help users find the right definition.
Can't we make the pill a redirect to the sense you indicate pill#English-contraceptive? Let's make {{senseid}} earn its keep.
on#English-a drug has the definition: "Regularly taking (a drug)", which makes on the pill SoP. But that is not a useful target for any redirect, so on the pill can only be redirected to the senseid'ed definition of pill, which should have "on the pill" in a usex, I suppose. DCDuring TALK 04:12, 21 November 2013 (UTC)
go on the pill might also be a good redirect to the same destination. DCDuring TALK 04:22, 21 November 2013 (UTC)
Not really sure if this needs discussing, yes redirect (redirect is unambiguous so can be kept) and use {{context|used with "the"|lang=en}}. Mglovesfun (talk) 23:46, 21 November 2013 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done - -sche (discuss) 00:42, 22 November 2013 (UTC)