from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A shot in various racket games in which a ball or shuttlecock drops quickly after crossing the net or hitting the wall.

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  • noun sports In sports such as badminton, squash, tennis and volleyball, a lightly-struck shot that just lands into play.

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  • noun a soft return so that the tennis ball drops abruptly after crossing the net


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