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platform tennis

Definitions

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

  • n. A variation of tennis played with paddles and a rubber ball on a raised wooden floor that is fenced with a wire screen, in which balls that have landed once inbounds and then struck and rebounded off the screen remain in play.

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Examples

  • One platform tennis shoe, hot-pink and stained, laces still knotted in a double bow, sat atop a hunter-green towel, bloody and wet, wadded on the back of the tank.

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