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double fault

noun

Simple Definition of double fault

  • tennis : two bad serves that result in the loss of a point

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of double fault

  1. :  two consecutive serving faults in tennis that result in the loss of a point

double–fault

play \ˌdə-bəl-ˈfȯlt\ intransitive verb

Circa 1909

First Known Use of double fault

circa 1909


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