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deck tennis

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noun
  1. a game played on a small court, usually on the deck of a ship, in which a ring, generally of rubber or Manila rope, is alternately thrown and caught, using only one hand, by two opponents standing on opposite sides of a net.
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Origin of deck tennis

First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for deck tennis

deck tennis

noun
  1. a game played on board ship in which a quoit is tossed to and fro across a high net on a small court resembling a tennis court
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