deck tennis

noun

Definition of deck tennis

: a game in which players toss a ring or quoit back and forth over a net

First Known Use of deck tennis

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for deck tennis

from its being played on the decks of ocean liners

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The first known use of deck tennis was in 1927

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“Deck tennis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deck%20tennis. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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