Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An oblong edifice in which the game of tennis is played. See tennis, 1.
  • noun The court upon which the game of lawn-tennis is played.

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Examples

  • Tennis permits, which cost players $100 a year to play on public courts, don't specifically fund tennis-court maintenance.

    City Tennis Courts: Good, Bad and Ugly

  • Planning a vacation in southern France, wed come across an advertisement for a chalet with an ocean view and rented itand found, upon arrival, that the chalet was in a trailer park with a scum-covered swimming pool, a broken tennis-court net, and a system for heating hot water that required an engineering degree to understand.

    The Italian Summer

  • Bernie added one more comment: My favorite part was the tennis-court scene.

    Dog on It

  • Chief Justice John Roberts, as a Reagan administration attorney in the 1980s, had raised concerns about aspects of the Voting Rights Act. After agenda items on trail maintenance, a tennis-court proposal and efforts to eradicate feral hogs, Mr. Bowers moved to drop the appeal to the Supreme Court.

    A Showdown on Voting Rights

  • Planning a vacation in southern France, wed come across an advertisement for a chalet with an ocean view and rented itand found, upon arrival, that the chalet was in a trailer park with a scum-covered swimming pool, a broken tennis-court net, and a system for heating hot water that required an engineering degree to understand.

    The Italian Summer

  • Bernie added one more comment: My favorite part was the tennis-court scene.

    Dog on It

  • Recently, French archaeologists uncovered the remains of an elegant 17th century indoor tennis-court at the Palace of Versailles.

    Versailles and the Royal Sport

  • Planning a vacation in southern France, wed come across an advertisement for a chalet with an ocean view and rented itand found, upon arrival, that the chalet was in a trailer park with a scum-covered swimming pool, a broken tennis-court net, and a system for heating hot water that required an engineering degree to understand.

    The Italian Summer

  • Planning a vacation in southern France, wed come across an advertisement for a chalet with an ocean view and rented itand found, upon arrival, that the chalet was in a trailer park with a scum-covered swimming pool, a broken tennis-court net, and a system for heating hot water that required an engineering degree to understand.

    The Italian Summer

  • Bernie added one more comment: My favorite part was the tennis-court scene.

    Dog on It

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