Tennis court
Tennis 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. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

His easy bow, his good stories, his style of dancing and playing tennis, . . . were familiar to all London. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

{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. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • tennis court — noun a firm, rectangular surface, marked with lines and having a net across the middle, where the game of tennis is played …   Wiktionary

  • tennis court — area with painted lines and a net in which people play tennis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tennis court — noun (C) the four sided area that you play tennis on …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tennis court — /ˈtɛnəs kɔt/ (say tenuhs kawt) noun See court (def. 5) …   Australian English dictionary

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