service court

service court
noun
Etymology: service (I)
: a part of the court into which the ball or shuttlecock must be served in any of various court games — see tennis illustration

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the part of the court into which a player must serve in various games, as tennis, badminton, handball, or squash.
[1875-80]

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service court noun
In tennis, the area outside of which a served ball must not fall
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Main Entry:service

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service court,
(in tennis, handball, or other court games) the space of an opponent's court into which the ball must be served.

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  • service court — noun Date: circa 1878 a part of the court into which the ball or shuttlecock must be served …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • service court — the part of the court into which a player must serve in various games, as tennis, badminton, handball, or squash. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • service court — /ˈsɜvəs kɔt/ (say servuhs kawt) noun (in tennis, etc.) that area of a court into which a served ball must fall …  

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  • service line — noun Date: 1875 a line marked on a court in various games (as handball or tennis) parallel to the front wall or to the net to mark a boundary of the service area or service court …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • service line — 1. Tennis. the rear boundary of a service court. 2. a line running parallel to the front wall in certain court games, as handball or squash, that marks a boundary of the service area. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

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