deck-tennis

deck tennis

noun
a game played on a small court, usually on the deck of a ship, in which a ring, generally of rubber or Manila rope, is alternately thrown and caught, using only one hand, by two opponents standing on opposite sides of a net.

Origin:
1925–30

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deck tennis
 
n
a game played on board ship in which a quoit is tossed to and fro across a high net on a small court resembling a tennis court

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