service court


: a part of the court into which the ball or shuttlecock must be served

Examples of service court in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The ball must clear the no-volley zone (the zone closest to the net which lacks a line dividing it in half) and land in the service court located diagonally over the net. Emily Deletter, The Enquirer, 27 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of service court was circa 1878

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“Service court.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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