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grass court

an outdoor tennis court having a grass surface.
Origin of grass court
First recorded in 1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The construction of a grass court is simple when no attempt is made to drain it.

    Making a Tennis Court George E. Walsh
  • It is better in such a case to make the grass court in the fall of the year.

    Making a Tennis Court George E. Walsh
  • On a grass court none of these methods of marking are equal to grass itself.

    Making a Tennis Court George E. Walsh
  • And turning from the valley, she walked some distance into the grass court, and stood.

    Count Hannibal Stanley J. Weyman
  • If conditions favour a grass court the sod should be taken off and the ground beneath spaded, raked, and made level.

  • The servants tied the horses to the iron gates, and the whole party entered the grass court and looked around.

    Lord Montagu's Page G. P. R. James
  • The upkeep of a grass court will be expensive unless it is feasible to move its position from time to time.

    Outdoor Sports and Games

    Claude H. Miller
  • To play on a grass court here for practice might undo all you have accomplished thus far with regard to foot work.

  • The care of the grass court must depend a good deal upon how much it is used and the condition of the weather.

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

grass court

a tennis court covered with grass See also hard court
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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