Definition of Dwight davis
1. Noun. United States tennis player who donated the Davis Cup for international team tennis competition (1879-1945).
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Literary usage of Dwight davis
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1. The Complete Lawn Tennis Player by Arthur Wallis Myers (1908)
"... of " HL" THE story of the dwight davis Challenge Cup Competition is a rich record of international rivalry, patriotic fervour and strenuous endeavour. ..."
2. The Wright & Ditson Officially Adopted Lawn Tennis Guide. edited by Joseph T Whittelsey, Irving C Wright (1905)
"The players from the East were Beals Wright, Edgar Leonard, Robert LeRoy. From the West, dwight davis, AE Bell, Ralph McKittrick, ..."
3. The International Year Book edited by Frank Moore Colby, Harry Thurston Peck (1902)
"The year did not pass, however, without some international competition, owing to a visit to England of the American doubles-champions, dwight davis and ..."