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ground stroke

noun, Tennis.
1.
a stroke made by hitting the ball after it has bounced from the ground.
Compare volley (def 4b).
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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ground stroke

noun
1.
(tennis) any return made to a ball that has touched the ground, as opposed to a volley
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