deck tennis


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deck tennis

n.
A game in which a small ring is tossed back and forth over a net, made popular on board ocean liners.

deck tennis

n
(Tennis) 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

deck′ ten`nis


n.
a game for two persons played on a small court, esp. on the deck of a ship, in which a rubber or rope ring is tossed back and forth over a net, using only one hand.
[1925–30]
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Noun1.deck tennis - game played mainly on board ocean liners; players toss a ring back and forth over a net that is stretched across a small court
court game - an athletic game played on a court
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deck tennis

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