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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rack·et /ˈrækət/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rack·et n.  [Written also racquet.]
 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. [Canada]
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rack·et, v. t. To strike with, or as with, a racket.
    Poor man [is] racketed from one temptation to another.   --Hewyt.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rack·et, n.
 1. confused, clattering noise; din; noisy talk or sport.
 2. A carouse; any reckless dissipation. [Slang]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rack·et, n.
 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. [Slang]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rack·et, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Racketed; p. pr. & vb. n. Racketing.]
 1. To make a confused noise or racket.
 2. To engage in noisy sport; to frolic.
 3. To carouse or engage in dissipation. [Slang]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a loud and disturbing noise
      2: an illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud or drug
         peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit [syn: fraudulent
         scheme, illegitimate enterprise]
      3: the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality;
         sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience; "modern
         music is just noise to me" [syn: noise, dissonance]
      4: 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
         [syn: racquet]
      v 1: 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!" [syn: revel, make whoopie, make
           merry, make happy, whoop it up, jollify, wassail]
      2: make loud and annoying noises
      3: hit (a ball) with a racket