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racquet

[rak-it] /ˈræk ɪt/
noun
1.
racquets, (used with a singular verb) a game played with rackets and a ball by two or four persons on a four-walled court.
2.
racket2 (defs 1, 2, 4).
Origin
variant of racket2
Can be confused
racket, racquet.
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Examples for racquets
  • Different racquets have playing characteristics that appeal to different players.
British Dictionary definitions for racquets

racquet

/ˈrækɪt/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of racket2
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Word Origin and History for racquets
racquet
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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