from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. A game played on a large, netless, four-walled court by two or four players with long-handled rackets and a hard, fast-moving ball 1 inch (2.5 centimeters) in diameter.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Plural form of racquet.
- n. a game for two or four players, played in an enclosed court with a small hard fast-moving ball
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James P. Conover, the St. Paul's master who also introduced ice hockey to the United States, had ordered rackets and balls from England for his new racquets courts (racquets is an older, faster, deadlier version of squash).
They are unusual not just in shape or color but because the bird helps create the structure, stripping the barbs off the middle part of the feather to create the "racquets" at the end.
The team will sell chances to win items to be auctioned such as racquets, lessons, logo balls, etc. in an effort to raise money to benefit cancer research.
"racquets" impressed it on my memory, for considering the class-room temporarily unsafe for "prep" work, I used that building as a convenient refuge for necessary study.
If you took small flakes of graphene and mixed them into other materials, you could use those composites to build far stronger, lighter products - anything from airplanes to tennis racquets.
Don't expect to buy graphene computers, batteries or tennis racquets anytime soon.
– Casings for cell phones – Scalpels – Sporting goods such as bats and tennis racquets – Jewelry
This full-service boutique offers everything a tennis player could need, from equipment to footwear, including a shop for children -- and a 24-hour turnaround time for stringing your racquets.
At 16, Collins apparently announced he preferred racquets, rugby and boxing to cricket – although he still signed off for the College first XI in 1902 with a breezy 112 against the Old Cliftonians in his last full year before entering the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich.
Akin to strapping tennis racquets on to your feet, the snowshoe redistributes your weight over a larger area, meaning you don't sink as far into the snow.
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