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Forehand   /fˈɔrhˌænd/   Listen
Forehand

noun
1.
(sports) a return made with the palm of the hand facing the direction of the stroke (as in tennis or badminton or squash).  Synonyms: forehand shot, forehand stroke.



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"Forehand" Quotes from Famous Books



... forthright and left his horse and went to some distance from him, when one of the fifty riders pushed forwards and designed to seize the steed by the reins and bestride him, when suddenly the stallion raged like fire at him and attacked him and smote him with his forehand and drove the entrails out of his belly and the man at once fell to the ground slain. As his party saw this they bared their brands and assaulted the horse designing to cut him in pieces when behold, a dust-cloud high in lift upflew and walled the view; and all extended their ...
— Supplemental Nights, Volume 5 • Richard F. Burton



Words linked to "Forehand" :   forehand shot, squash, badminton, forehand stroke, squash rackets, backhand, tennis, return, squash racquets, lawn tennis



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