racquets, (used with a singular verb) a game played with rackets and a ball by two or four persons on a four-walled court.
racket2 ( defs 1, 2, 4 ).

variant of racket2

racket, racquet.
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racquet (ˈrækɪt)
a variant spelling of racket

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Word Origin & History

c.1500, "device used in tennis, etc.," probably originally "tennis-like game played with open hand" (c.1385), from Fr. requette "racket, palm of the hand," perhaps via It. racchetta or Sp. raqueta, both from Arabic rahat, a form of raha "palm of the hand." Racquetball first recorded 1972.
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Different racquets have playing characteristics that appeal to different players.
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