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Racket

Rack´et   Pronunciation: răk´ĕt
n.1.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.
Each one [of the Indians] has a bat curved like a crosier, and ending in a racket.
- Bancroft.
2.A variety of the game of tennis played with peculiar long-handled rackets; - chiefly in the plural.
3.A snowshoe formed of cords stretched across a long and narrow frame of light wood.
4.A broad wooden shoe or patten for a man or horse, to enable him to step on marshy or soft ground.
Racket court
a court for playing the game of rackets.
v. t.1.To strike with, or as with, a racket.
Poor man [is] racketed from one temptation to another.
- Hewyt.
n.1.confused, clattering noise; din; noisy talk or sport.
2.A carouse; any reckless dissipation.
1.A scheme, dodge, trick, or the like; something taking place considered as exciting, trying, unusual, or the like; also, such occurrence considered as an ordeal; as, to work a racket; to stand upon the racket.
2.an organized illegal activity, such as illegal gambling, bootlegging, or extortion.
v. i.1.To make a confused noise or racket.
[imp. & p. p. Racketed; p. pr. & vb. n. Racketing.]
2.To engage in noisy sport; to frolic.
3.To carouse or engage in dissipation.
Noun1.racket - a loud and disturbing noise
2.racket - an illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit
3.racket - the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience; "modern music is just noise to me"
Synonyms: dissonance, noise
4.Racketracket - a sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttlecock) in various games
Synonyms: racquet
Verb1.racket - celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities; "The members of the wedding party made merry all night"; "Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!"
2.racket - make loud and annoying noises
3.racket - hit (a ball) with a racket
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