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clay court

noun
1.
an outdoor tennis court having a clay surface.
Origin of clay court
1915-1920
First recorded in 1915-20
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  • They then squatted in the clay court and curiously waited for her to begin.

    The Adventures of Kathlyn

    Harold MacGrath
  • Along the Jersey shore, tennis is popular, but conditions are unfavorable for the construction of either a turf or clay court.

    Making a Tennis Court George E. Walsh
British Dictionary definitions for clay court

clay court

noun
1.
a tennis court with a playing surface topped by a layer of crushed shale, brick, or stone
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