Definition of Tennises

1. tennis [n] - See also: tennis

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tennises

tennis leg
tennis lesson
tennis match
tennis player
tennis players
tennis pro
tennis racket
tennis rackets
tennis racquet
tennis racquets
tennis shoe
tennis shoes
tennis shot
tennis stroke
tennis thumb
tennises (current term)

Literary usage of Tennises

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"... and tennises, behind; Soft Sybaris, and all the capes that stand Along the shore, he makes in sight of land; Still doubling, and still coasting, ..."

2. The First Crossing of Spitsbergen: Being an Account of an Inland Journey of by William Martin Conway, John Walter Gregory, Edmund Johnston Garwood (1897)
"... tennises Bight by G. and R. (1707), apparently the same as the Beere Bay of Van Keulen (1689). Farther in, on the same side, four reefs were marked by ..."

3. Elementary Text-book of Zoology by K[arl] Claus, F. G. Heathcote, Carl F. Claus (1884)
"THe tennises are in general five-jointed. The abdomen has six or seven segments and Ls thickly covered with hairs, ..."

4. The London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc (1820)
"The fat of these personages lives pretty closely the Efe of a devotee ; but the king of Spain »tennises with his religious offices a very tolerable ..."

5. The Pool in the Desert by Sara Jeannette Duncan (1903)
"If she had bad half-hours, they occurred between the teas and tennises, the picnics, riding-parties, luncheons, and other entertainments, at which you could ..."

6. The Popular Encyclopedia: Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences by Daniel Keyte Sandford, Thomas Thomson, Allan Cunningham (1836)
"He eclipsed the greatest (tennises of his time. The sultan Abu Said invited him to his court at Herat ..."

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