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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A stroke in certain sports, such as tennis, in which the ball is hit immediately after it bounces off the ground.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A stroke, in ball sports, in which the ball is hit immediately after it bounces off the ground
  • n. A delivery that bounces just short of the blockhole

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sending of the ball so that after touching the ground it flies towards the top of the wicket.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a tennis return made by hitting the ball immediately after it bounces

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