Racket and ball game played in France from about the 12th century, over a central net in an indoor court, but with a sloping roof let into each end and one side of the court, against which the ball may be hit. It is now played in several countries including the US, but there are very few courts. Basic scoring is as for tennis, but with various modifications. It is the game on which tennis was based.
"Beli sport". Vrsta igre raketom i loptama (poreklom iz Engleske); v. lan-tenis.