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

  • n. A form of tennis played in a large indoor court with a specially marked-out floor and high cement walls off which the ball may be played.

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  • n. real tennis

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • See under tennis.
  • n. the old game of tennis as played within walled courts of peculiar construction; -- distinguished from lawn tennis.

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

  • n. an ancient form of tennis played in a four-walled court


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