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

 rac·quet /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)

 Rac·quet n. See Racket.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : 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: racket]