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.
To strike with, or as with, a racket.
confused, clattering noise; din; noisy talk or sport.
To make a confused noise or racket.
To engage in noisy sport; to frolic.
a loud and disturbing noise
A carouse; any reckless dissipation.
an organized illegal activity, such as illegal gambling, bootlegging, or extortion.
To carouse or engage in dissipation.
an illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit