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

  • n. Variant of racket1.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An implement with a handle connected to a round frame strung with wire, sinew, or plastic cords, and used to hit a ball, such as in tennis, or a shuttlecock in badminton.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See racket.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See racket.

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

  • n. a sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttlecock) in various games


French requette, from Arabic راحة (rāħat, "palm of the hand"). (Wiktionary)


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