A thin strip of wood, having the ends brought together,
forming a somewhat elliptical hoop, across which a network of catgut or
cord is stretched. It is furnished with a handle, and is used for
catching or striking a ball in tennis and similar games.
A variety of the game of tennis played with peculiar
long-handled rackets; -- chiefly in the plural.
A snowshoe formed of cords stretched across a long and
narrow frame of light wood.
A broad wooden shoe or patten for a man or horse, to enable
him to step on marshy or soft ground.
Confused, clattering noise; din; noisy talk or sport.