court game

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n court game an athletic game played on a court
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Usage

In literature:

Merry were the frolics, gay the pastimes at the court of Worms, and in every game and sport Siegfried was the most skilful.
"Stories of Siegfried" by Mary MacGregor
This courtly train looking on at the games.
"The Convert" by Elizabeth Robins
In England the game is almost always played in a covered court.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
The Court had witnessed the game without excitement or astonishment.
"In Brief Authority" by F. Anstey
A large party was expected to dine at Aylmer's Court that night, which was Bertha's excuse for ordering the fruit and game.
"The Time of Roses" by L. T. Meade
De courtin' couples liked dese games 'case dey could set out or play an' court all dey pleased.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2" by Work Projects Administration
In the lawn-tennis court, which was near the garden, preparations were making for a game.
"Little Frida" by Anonymous
Every Tennis-court was a Temple, having two Idols, the one of Gaming, and the other of the Ball.
"Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. II." by John L. Stephens
A single game, I learnt it at the Court.
"One-Act Plays" by Various
Our forest games are ended, our free life, And we must hence to the King's court.
"Special Method in Primary Reading and Oral Work with Stories" by Charles Alexander McMurry
And the southpaw was left still uncertain and doubtful; the game had not provided the test he courted.
"Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager" by Burt L. Standish
It was, I think, court week; anyway, the prisoner game was played on some of the citizens here also, by Lanyard.
"The Boy Spy" by Joseph Kerby
Couldn't join a pick-up game of baseball or get out on the tennis court.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
Mrs. Finlayson took us out after tea to see the garden and tennis-court and the game-larder.
"A Lame Dog's Diary" by S. Macnaughtan
The king, with the Prince of Wales and all his court, are coming to the games next month.
"St. George for England" by G. A. Henty
So if he ever courted you it must have been just for the sake of getting used to the game.
"King Spruce, A Novel" by Holman Day
A canvas-sided court, five-and-twenty feet across, contains the game.
"Two Years in Oregon" by Wallis Nash
The game and its terminology being somewhat intricate, can best be learnt in the court.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 4" by Various
Men of sixty are seen daily on the clubs' courts of England and America enjoying their game as keenly as any boy.
"Seeing Things at Night" by Heywood Broun
Here the fashionable game continued to be played by the cavaliers of the court.
"Nooks and Corners of Old London" by Charles Hemstreet
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In poetry:

Long in her happy court she dwelt,
In floral games and feasts of mirth,
Until her heart kind wishes felt
To share her joy with all the earth.
"The Progress Of The Rose" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Venus and Liber fill their hour;
The games engage, the law-courts prove;
Till hardened life breeds love of power
Or Avarice, Age's final love.
"To The Companions" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

Twinsburg's Ashley Morrissette runs the ball down court followed by Walsh Jesuit 's Riley Ries during the second quarter of their game at Twinsburg High School Wednesday.
P-R Photo/Gabe Dickens Plattsburgh State's Kalik Parker heads down the court as Fredonia's Devin Case (40) and Plattsburgh's Gary Tibbs (15) trail the play during Friday's SUNYAC men's basketball game.
View full size Curt Chandler/PD St Joe's Melvin Levett, right, watches Wauseon's Cory Griggs (30) at mid-court during their state final game in Columbus, Ohio, Staurday, March 26, 1994.
South Bend Tribune/ROBERT FRANKLIN Marian players prepare to take the court before the game at Marian High School in Mishawaka on Friday, November 30, 2012.
Carlos Delfino felt dizzy in a Nov 6 game against New Orleans and left the court.
A federal appeals court on Monday upheld a $319 million verdict over profits from the game show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire " and rejected Walt Disney Co.'s request for a new trial.
LOS ANGELES—A federal appeals court on Monday upheld a $319 million verdict over profits from the game show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire " and rejected Walt Disney Co.'s request for a new trial.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday upheld a $319 million verdict over profits from the game show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire " and rejected Walt Disney Co.'s request for a new trial.
Shabazz Napier brings the ball up the court in UConn's game against Wake Forest.
The complaint, filed in DC Superior Court, alleges United was " negligent in its management, care and treatment" of Namoff after he was injured in a game at RFK Stadium on Sept 9, 2009.
The Renegades, who played mostly a half-court game the past two seasons to fit the style of big, twin centers Dustin and Justin Tilley, are now racing down the court, full-out.
Under the plea agreement, Spicola was sentenced to serve six months of electronic monitoring, permanently lost his gaming operators license, and was ordered to pay restitution, to be decided at a later court hearing.
Spicola's sentence from Superior Court Judge Michael Wolverton also includes three years of probation following release, permanent revocation of his charitable gaming operator 's license and an agreement never to seek another such license.
A man who allegedly robbed World Choir Game participants will be in court Monday morning.
Once Miller bit, James hit Cole with a cross-court pass , and Cole stuck the game-icing 3-pointer.
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In science:

Bowing to a court ruling, Congress in 1988 laid out a statutory framework allowing American Indian tribes to offer high-stakes bingo games and casino-style gambling on their historic reservation lands.
MUDOS-NG: Multi-document Summaries Using N-gram Graphs (Tech Report)
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