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court tennis

a variety of tennis played indoors on a specially constructed court having high cement walls off which the ball may be played, points being made chiefly by stroking the ball into any of three openings in the walls of the court.
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Origin of court tennis
1910-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for court tennis

court tennis

the US term for real tennis
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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