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Definition of Tennis
TennisTennis Ten"nis, n. [OE. tennes, tenies, tenyse; of uncertain
origin, perhaps fr. F. tenez hold or take it, fr. tenir to
hold (see Tenable).]
A play in which a ball is driven to and fro, or kept in
motion by striking it with a racket or with the open hand.
His easy bow, his good stories, his style of dancing
and playing tennis, . . . were familiar to all London.
Court tennis, the old game of tennis as played within
walled courts of peculiar construction; -- distinguished
from lawn tennis.
Lawn tennis. See under Lawn, n.
Tennis court, a place or court for playing the game of
Tennis Ten"nis, v. t.
To drive backward and forward, as a ball in playing tennis.
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