n. device consisting of an oval frame with a tight interlaced network of strings and a handle; wooden paddle, as one used in table tennis
I mean, is it really possible for every soldier in the world to drop his or her rifle and pick up a tennis racket instead?
Sentence in Classic:
One fellow had a good voice, another fellow was a good actor, another could sing a good comic song, another was a good oarsman or a good racket player, another could tell a good story and so on.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
So he glided along, and the powwow and racket getting more and more outrageous all the time; and at last, when he had gone around two sides of the room, he disappears down cellar.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context