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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. an ancient form of tennis played in a four-walled court;
[syn: royal tennis, real tennis, court tennis]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tennis \Ten"nis\, n. [OE. tennes, tenies, tenyse; of uncertain origin, perhaps fr. F. tenez hold or take it, fr. tenir to hold (see Tenable).] A play in which a ball is driven to and fro, or kept in motion by striking it with a racket or with the open hand. --Shak. [1913 Webster] His easy bow, his good stories, his style of dancing and playing tennis, . . . were familiar to all London. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] Court tennis, the old game of tennis as played within walled courts of peculiar construction; -- distinguished from lawn tennis. Lawn tennis. See under Lawn, n. Tennis court, a place or court for playing the game of tennis. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Court tennis \Court" ten"nis\ (k?rt" t?n"n?s). See under Tennis. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

court tennis n 1: an ancient form of tennis played in a four-walled court [syn: royal tennis, real tennis, court tennis]