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Racket Rack"et, n.
A scheme, dodge, trick, or the like; something taking place
considered as exciting, trying, unusual, or the like; also,
such occurrence considered as an ordeal; as, to work a
racket; to stand upon the racket. [Slang]
RacketRacket Rack"et, n. [F. raquette; cf. Sp. raquets, It.
racchetta, which is perhaps for retichetta, and fr. L. rete a
net (cf. Reticule); or perh. from the Arabic; cf. Ar.
r[=a]ha the palm of the hand (used at first to strike the
ball), and OF. rachette, rasquette, carpus, tarsus.] [Written
1. A thin strip of wood, having the ends brought together,
forming a somewhat elliptical hoop, across which a network
of catgut or cord is stretched. It is furnished with a
handle, and is used for catching or striking a ball in
tennis and similar games.
Each one [of the Indians] has a bat curved like a
crosier, and ending in a racket. --Bancroft.
2. A variety of the game of tennis played with peculiar
long-handled rackets; -- chiefly in the plural. --Chaucer.
3. A snowshoe formed of cords stretched across a long and
narrow frame of light wood. [Canada]
4. A broad wooden shoe or patten for a man horse, to enable
him to step on marshy or soft ground.
Racket court, a court for playing the game of rackets.
Racket Rack"et, v. t.
To strike with, or as with, a racket.
Poor man [is] racketed from one temptation to another.
Racket Rack"et, n. [Gael. racaid a noise, disturbance.]
1. confused, clattering noise; din; noisy talk or sport.
2. A carouse; any reckless dissipation. [Slang]
RacketRacket Rack"et, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Racketed; p. pr. & vb.
1. To make a confused noise or racket.
2. To engage in noisy sport; to frolic. --Sterne.
3. To carouse or engage in dissipation. [Slang]
Meaning of Racket from wikipedia
(crime), a systematised element
of organized crime Protection racket
, a scheme whereby
a group provides protection
- A racket
to the current common
and most general
definition, is an organized criminal
act or activity
act or activity
- A protection racket
is a scheme where
a potentially hazardous group guarantees protection
from violence, looting, raiding, piracy, and other
- core Racket
is also used to refer
to the family
of programming languages
and set of tools supporting development
on and with Racket
- War Is a Racket
is a speech
and a 1935 short
book, by Smedley
D. Butler, a retired United States Marine Corps Major General
and two-time Medal
- A racket
is a sports implement consisting
of a handled frame
with an open hoop across which
- The booted racket
-tails are a small group
in the genus Ocreatus
that was long considered
to have only one species, O. underwoodii. Field...
- The Racket
to: The Racket
(band), a Canadian
folk rock band The Racket
: A Rogue Reporter
vs. the Masters
of the Universe, a 2015 book by Matthew...
- side of the racket
was used to hit the ball. Current rules state
that, unless damaged
in play, the racket cannot
for another racket
at any time...
form of extortion. Extortion
is sometimes called
the "protection racket
the racketeers often phrase their demands